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The gallery of illustrious Americans: containing the portraits and biographical sketches of twenty-four of the most eminent citizens of the American republic, since the death of Washington / From daguerrotypes by Brady - engraved by D'Avignon. C. Edwards Lester, editor, 1850

Creator:
Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890
Subject:
Brady, Mathew B.
D'Avignon, Francis
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 item (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
This edition contains only numbers 1-12, biographies of John James Audubon, John Caldwell Calhoun, Lewis Cass, William Ellery Channing, Henry Clay, Millard Fillmore, John Charles Fremont, William Hickling Prescott, Winfield Scott, Zachary Taylor, Daniel Webster, and Silas Warner. Also included with each biography is the semi-monthly journal, FLY LEAF OF ART AND CRITICISM.
Citation:
The gallery of illustrious Americans: containing the portraits and biographical sketches of twenty-four of the most eminent citizens of the American republic, since the death of Washington / From daguerrotypes by Brady - engraved by D'Avignon. C. Edwards Lester, editor, 1850. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2397 available only through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original in: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
The edition which the Archives microfilmed from the National Portrait Gallery did not contain the D'Avignon engravings after the Brady daguerrotypes.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8072
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210243
AAA_collcode_lestchar
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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