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John W. Venable journal, 1840-1842

Creator:
Venable, John W.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
A journal including an account of Venable's travels through Virginia and Maryland seeking work as a miniaturist portrait painter, penciled drafts of three letters, a list of Latin and French phrases translated into English, and poetry. Three newspaper clippings are also included.
Citation:
John W. Venable journal, 1840-1842. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1321 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original in: Marchand's Antiques, Evansville, Ind.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Miniaturist.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1978 by Marchand's Antiques, Evansville, Ind., through Kenneth P. McCutchan.
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Miniature painters
Portrait painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13516
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209044
AAA_collcode_venajohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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