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George L. Frankenstein papers, 1866-1949

Creator:
Frankenstein, George L., 1825-1911
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
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.
Provenance:
Donated by National Park Service, who acquired the papers along with a gift of paintings.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Auction catalogs
Landscape painters
Landscape painting
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8124
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210295
AAA_collcode_frangeor
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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