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William Edward Norton photographs, [ca. 1880]

William Edward Norton photographs, [ca. 1880]

Norton, William E. (William Edward), 1843-1916

Marine painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (69 negatives and 11 contact sheets)

Summary: Glass negatives, ca. 1880, (all but 4 printed on contact sheets), unidentified, one depicting Norton with 2 women. Others include family members, ships, buildings, and street scenes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marine painter; Mass., London, and New York.


Donated 1990 by the Vose Galleries, who received them from William Welcome, a descendant of Norton.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

William Edward Norton photographs, [ca. 1880]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.