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Rubens Peale diaries, 1855-1865

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Creator:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
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.
Provenance:
Donated 1959 by Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence A. Fleischman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Museum administrators
Painters
Painting, American
Still-life painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8313
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210485
AAA_collcode_pealrube
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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