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Edward Mitchell Bannister scrapbook, 1866-1901

Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 v.
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Contains approximately 102 pencil, charcoal, and watercolor drawings depicting landscapes with cattle, trees, brambles, rolling clouds, a few figure studies, seascapes and bibical scenes, undated and 1866-1901 by Bannister; includes newspaper clippings and writings about Bannister including reviews of his exhibitions and tributes by George W. Whitaker, John Nelson Arnold, and T. Thomas Fortune, undated and 1880-1901; a poem about Bannister written by William E. Smith, January 15, 1901; and an exhibition catalog of Edward Mitchell Bannister Memorial exhibition held at the Providence Art Club, May 1901.
Edward Mitchell Bannister scrapbook, 1866-1901. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3118 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Landscape and portrait painter (Boston, Mass. & Providence, R.I.); born at St. Andrews, New Brunswick; studied at Lowell Institute in Boston; died on January 9, 1901.
Previously on loan to the National Museum of American Art.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Exhibition catalogs
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