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Magnolia Sketch Book, 1829-1908

Creator:
Bray, Maria H., 1828-1921
Subject:
Hale, Ellen Day
Hale, Susan
Hunt, Jane
Hunt, William Morris
Lane, Fitz Hugh
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 item (on 1 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:
Bound collection assembled by Bray of 39 landscape and figure sketches drawn on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, by William Morris Hunt and by his peers and students, including Ellen Day Hale, Susan Hale, Jane Hunt, Fitz Hugh Lane, and others. They are evidence of the artistic community of late nineteenth-century Gloucester, and they reflect the influence of Hunt's teaching on his students.
Citation:
Magnolia Sketch Book, 1829-1908. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2329 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original in the possession of the Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Maria H. Bray was the proprietress of Willow Cottage, a boardinghouse in the Magnolia section of Gloucester, Mass., where many of William Morris Hunt's students stayed.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1981 by the Cape Ann Historical Association, which received it from Theodora Willard, the neice of Maria H. Bray.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art students
Art, American
Sketchbooks
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7435
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209593
AAA_collcode_braymari
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Audio - Visual
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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