The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
A pocket diary of a trip to Italy and France, January to July 1867, in which Mrs. Darley briefly notes daily sightseeing activities, visits with friends and shopping trips, and only occasionally mentions the sketching activities of her husband Felix.
Mrs. Felix Octavius Carr Darley diary, 1867. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel D177 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original was returned to lender after microfilming.
Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Darley distinguished himself as an illustrator. In 1848, he moved to New York and became successful illustrating the works of Irving and Cooper. After his marriage in 1859, he and his wife moved to Claymont, Delaware.
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Mrs. Curt P. Richter.
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