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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.
Microfilm reel 2804 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Portrait painter, landscape painter, and journalist; Sandusky, Ohio.
Donated by National Park Service, who acquired the papers along with a gift of paintings.
Lives of American Artists
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