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William Edward West papers, [ca. 1818-1961]

William Edward West papers, [ca. 1818-1961]

West, William Edward, 1788-1857

Painter, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters, writings, business records, and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait and figure painter; London, England and New York, N.Y.


Donated 1983 by Gertrude M. Meissner, a descendent of West.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3094 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

William Edward West papers, [ca. 1818-1961]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.