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Titian Ramsay Peale Collection, 1771-1876

Titian Ramsay Peale Collection, 1771-1876

Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Summary: Papers gathered by Titian R. Peale from the papers of his father Charles Willson Peale relating to the history of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Some of the papers were to be used by Theodore Cuyler for the opening address on the occasion of the dedication of the Academy's new building in 1876. Also included is a copy of a letter to Charles W. Peale from Benjamin West, June 21, 1771, mentioning Peale's recent arrival in Maryland and two recent paintings of West, HANNIBAL and DEATH OF WOLFE.

Provenance

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Titian Ramsay Peale collection.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel P28 (fr. 582-698) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Titian Ramsay Peale Collection, 1771-1876. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.