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James Hamilton papers, 1870-1967

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Hamilton, James, 1819-1878
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Physical Description:
20 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.
A biographical sketch of Hamilton by Charles S. Keyser; a letter from Grace Greenwood, 1871 with two photographs of her and a letter 1870, from Greenwood's husband, L.K. Lippincott, with a photograph of him; a letter from John Sartain to Thomas Reed, 1880 and one from Sartain to Malvina Reed, 1885; an illustrated manuscript of the "subject of clouds"; four snapshots of Hamilton's paintings; letters to his granddaughter, Mrs. Walter Sonneberg regarding Hamilton's painting; exhibition announcements, 1948; auction catalog of Philadelphia artists, ca. 1880, annotated with prices; and printed material on Hamilton.
James Hamilton papers, 1870-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm roll 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Marine and landscape painter. Born in Ireland. Came to Philadelphia in 1834. Studied with John Sartain.
Donated by Miss Katherine Reed, granddaughter of James Hamilton to the NCFA/NPG Library May 1975 and subsequently transfered to AAA April 1977.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Landscape painters
Marine painters
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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