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George Catlin manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]

Creator:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
19 items (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:
Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.
Citation:
George Catlin manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1191 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Portrait painter and miniaturist, ethnographer, best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Judith Catlin, relationship to George Catlin is not known.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and race
Drawings
Ethnological illustrators
Ethnological painters
Illustrators
Indians of North America
Miniature painters
Portrait painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7357
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209511
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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