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Otto Walter Beck papers, 1913-1918

Creator:
Beck, Walter, 1864-1954
Subject:
Mosby, John Singleton
Confederate States of America.Army.Virginia Cavalry Battalion, 43rd
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Letters from John S. Mosby about Beck's painting of Mosby with his Civil War Cavalry unit, and a rough sketch of the painting; Beck's 1913 daily calendar; a collection of signatures; notes; Beck's World War I veterans pin; and a scrapbook of portraits of Civil War soldiers by Beck, comprising photographs and details on each work.
Citation:
Otto Walter Beck papers, 1913-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Walter Beck (1864-1954) was a portrait painter in Dayton, Ohio.
Provenance:
Transferred 1979 by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, who purchased Beck's Civil War portraits, and in 2015 by the Smithsonian American Art/ Portrtait Gallery Library.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Soldiers
World War, 1914-1918
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5886
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208726
AAA_collcode_beckotto
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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