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George L. Frankenstein papers, 1866-1949

Frankenstein, George L., 1825-1911
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Physical Description:
6 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 handwritten copy of a letter to his brother, Gustavus, November 18, 1893, concerning Gustavus's expected death; a poem, "The Battle of Gettysburg," by Frankenstein, July 1866; an auction catalogue, December 1, 1888 (Bangs & Co., New York) of Frankenstein's oil sketches and paintings of Civl War battlefields; and three letters regarding the disposition of his works and papers.
George L. Frankenstein papers, 1866-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Portrait painter, landscape painter, and journalist; Sandusky, Ohio.
Donated by National Park Service, who acquired the papers along with a gift of paintings.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Auction catalogs
Landscape painting
Portrait painting
Portrait painters
Landscape painters
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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