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Joseph Pennell papers, 1908-1935

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Creator:
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926
Subject:
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert),
Cortissoz, Royal
Draper, John William
Freer, Charles Lang
Haskell, Ernest
Mansfield, Howard
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
Whistler, James McNeill
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
22 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:
Material relating to THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER by Elizabeth and Joseph Pennell; letters regarding the book from Howard Mansfield, Richard Canfield, Royal Cortissoz, Charles Freer, and Ernest Haskell; two photographs of a portrait of Whistler as a boy with his brother, John; and a photographic copy of the "first Daguerreotype of the human face... taken by J. W. Draper...in 1839."
Citation:
Joseph Pennell papers, 1908-1935. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D32 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Illustrator, etcher, and writer; New York, N.Y. Wrote and/or illustrated over 100 books.
Provenance:
The letter from Howard Mansfield to Mr. Carrington and the clipping of Bulliet's review were found by the donor, Orme Lewis, in a copy of the book A WHISTLER CENTENARY. The other materials were found in copies of the Pennells' volumes.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art historians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8811
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210996
AAA_collcode_pennjose
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
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  • Whistler, James McNeill
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  • Cortissoz, Royal
  • Draper, John William
  • Freer, Charles Lang
  • Haskell, Ernest
  • Mansfield, Howard
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
  • Pennell, Joseph
  • Whistler, James McNeill
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