Anson Dickinson sketchbook and sketches, [ca.1800-1806]
Dickinson, Anson, 1779-1852
Place of publication, production, or execution:
2 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
76-page sketchbook of Anson Dickinson, 1806, containing pencil sketches and drawings of human figures, some done from life, finished drawings for engravings, and two pages of text by Dickinson on rules of portraiture. In addition, there is a pencil sketch of the "David Catlin House, Milton, Ct." and on the verso a sketch "Below the Dam, Milton, Ct." Both are by Dicknson, ca. 1800.
Anson Dickinson sketchbook and sketches, [ca.1800-1806]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 865(frames 28-82) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the Litchfield Historical Society after microfilming.
Anson Dickinson was a miniature painter born in Milton, Conn., near Litchfield.
The Anson Dickinson sketches and sketchbook were lent in addition to the Adelaide Deming letters, described separately.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Audio - Visual
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001