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West Elliot Blain research material on Swedish artists, 1755-1958

Blain, West Elliot



Collection Information

Size: 99 Items

Summary: Research material about Swedish artists Gustavus Hesselius (1682-1755) and Adolph Ulric Wertmuller (1751-1811), including Blain's correspondence and notes, photocopies of their wills, and photographs of their work; and clippings and brochures, some relating to Emanuel Swedenborg and Old Swedes Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Transferred 1979 by the National Collection of Fine Arts to the Archives of American Art.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Wills are photocopies.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

West Elliot Blain research material on Swedish artists, 1755-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.