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William Rickarby Miller diary and writings, 1850-1884

Creator:
Miller, William Rickarby, 1818-1893
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
450 p. (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.
Summary:
A diary in which Miller writes of personal affairs, daily activities, his work and friends; a notebook, "Hints and Recipes pertaining to Painting in Oil and Water Colors and the General Practice of Art"; manuscripts of the following writings: "My Rules and Plans of Life," "Fruit from the Tree of Life," "On Poetic Beauty in Nature"; "A Cunning Little Gypsy," "The Basket Maker of Bloomingdale," and "The Hunter's Song, or Life in the Woods."
Citation:
William Rickarby Miller diary and writings, 1850-1884. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 801 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: New York Historical Society.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Landscape painter; New York, N.Y. Born in England.
Provenance:
Lent 1974 by the New York Historical Society.
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Landscape painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10153
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213124
AAA_collcode_millwilr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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