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Rembrandt Lockwood and Lockwood family papers, 1862-1943

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Creator:
Lockwood, Rembrandt, 1815-1889
Subject:
Brundage, Frances I.
Colburn, Arthur
Colburn, Helen Frances
Colburn, Helen Lockwood
Hammer, William H.
Keiler
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)
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:
Correspondence; drawings; photographs; clippings; and miscellany.
REEL 105: Family correspondence, from Rembrandt Lockwood's daughters Helen Colburn and Frances Brundage, his granddaughter Helen Frances Colburn, and his brother-in-law, William H. Hammer, mostly relating to domestic affairs and to life in Washington, D.C. at the turn of the century. Also included are photographs, clippings, and miscellany.
REEL 830: A letter from Rembrandt Lockwood, Sept. 22, 1875, enclosing a print of one of his engravings; 6 illustrated letters from Lockwood's daughter, Frances Lockwood Brundage; 10 letters illustrated by another daughter, Helen Lockwood Colburn; 34 drawings by various family members, including Helen Colburn's children, Helen Frances Colburn and Arthur Colburn; 5 family photographs; 7 photographs of family members with "spirits" taken by Keiler, and printed by A. R. Colburn; and miscellany.
Citation:
Rembrandt Lockwood and Lockwood family papers, 1862-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 105 & 830 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Rembrandt: architect, painter and engraver; New York, N.Y. Father of illustrator Frances Brundage and portrait painter Helen Colburn. Granddaughter Helen Frances Colburn was also a painter. Rembrandt mysteriously disappeared in 1875.
Provenance:
Donated 1970-1974 by Mrs. Fanny G. Troyer. Mrs. Troyer purchased the material at auction. They came from the Arthur Colburn estate. Arthur Colburn was son of Helen Lockwood Colburn. Troyer used the material for research on Frances Brundage, and in an attempt to locate Lockwood's painting "The Last Judgement."
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Engravers
Engraving
Illustrated letters
Painters
Painting
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7903
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210070
AAA_collcode_lockremb
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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