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Arthur Cumming sketchbook, [ca. 1886]

Creator:
Cumming, Arthur, 1847-1913
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
28 p. (on partial microfilm reel).
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.
Summary:
One sketchbook containing drawings of flowers, insects and wallpaper designs.
Citation:
Arthur Cumming sketchbook, [ca. 1886]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4211 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Cumming, an English immigrant, studied under Robert Swain Gifford (painter, 1840-1905) and taught for several years at the Swain Free School (now known as the Swain School of Design) in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Provenance:
The sketchbook was purchased by the donor from art dealer Samuel Murray of Wilbraham, Massachusetts.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Illustrators
Sketchbooks
Wallpaper
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7225
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209364
AAA_collcode_cummarth
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Audio - Visual
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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