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Two scrapbooks, begun in 1910, containing clippings picturing classic works of European and American art; and a photograph of Champollion's studio or residence.
Andre Champollion papers, 1910. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Andre Champollion was a descendent of J. F. Champollion, who deciphered the Rosetta Stone. He graduated from Harvard College, ca. 1900, and resided in New York City; spending summers in Newport, New Hampshire on his grandfather's, Austin Corbin's, game park (now Blue Mountain Forest Park). Champollion joined the French army and was killed in action during World War I.
Donor is the daughter-in-law of Andre Champollion.
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