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George Gage letters from Thomas Cole [son], 1896

Gage, George, 1887-
Cole, Thomas, 1848-
Cole, Thomas
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 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 letter, Oct. 7, 1896, in which Cole writes of an enclosed sketch of Boston drawn by his father (he estimates ca. 1828) which he gives to the Gages as an expression of appreciation for their hospitality while he visited Boston; and a letter, Oct. 19, 1896, in which Cole discusses the same sketch and the death of a dear friend.
George Gage letters from Thomas Cole [son], 1896. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2812 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Thomas Cole (b. 1848) was the posthumous child of landscape, portrait and religious painter Thomas Cole and Maria Barstow Cole. The senior Cole died February 11 or 12, 1848, of complications stemming from pleurisy. There were three other children: Theodore (born January 1, 1838), Mary (born 1839), and Emily (born 1843).
Donated 1967 by Mrs. William Adams, whose relationship to Gage and Cole is unclear.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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