Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood, 1938-1983
Evergood, Philip Howard
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Letters collected by Hammer for a planned biography of painter Miles Evergood, including letters from Philip and Miles Evergood to various people, undated, and 1938-1971, and a letter, 1983, to Hammer from Alan McCulloch, author of the Encyclopedia of Australian Art, regarding the reproduction of Miles Evergood's painting "Brisbane River."
Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood, 1938-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 5028 (fr. 505-542) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Letters are annotated by Hammer with the location of the originals; most are in the possession of the addressee.
Gael Hammer is the grand-niece of painter Miles Evergood (neé Blashki). She lives in New South Wales, Australia. Philip Evergood, Miles' son, was a leading realist painter in the U.S. The family is of Polish-Australian descent, and changed the last name from Blashki to Evergood when they came to the U.S..
Photocopies donated by Hammer, 1983, and discarded after microfilming.
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