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Rubens Peale diaries, 1855-1865

Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
4 v. (on 1 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 daily journal covering the last ten years of Ruben Peale's life. Much of it concerns farm and family activities, but there are also many references to his still-life painting. Entries from April 1865 describe the news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination and funeral procession.
Rubens Peale diaries, 1855-1865. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D10 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Still life and animal painter, museum administrator. Son of Charles Willson Peale.
Donated 1959 by Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, American
Still-life painting
Museum administrators
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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