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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.
Microfilm reel 3118 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001