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Thomas Crawford papers, 1841-1856

Creator:
Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 14-1857
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5 items (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:
Four letters, 1841-1856, including a letter to lawyer Charles Sumner from George Washington Greene, the American Consul in Rome, enclosing a contract signed by Crawford for his statue of ORPHEUS, March 31, 1841; a letter to Greene from Crawford in Paris, September 4, 1845, concerning his travels and his Roman studio; a letter to Sumner from Crawford, May 13, 1849, thanking him for the warm welcome and mentioning his plans for an "artistic expedition" to Philadelphia; a letter to William F. Richie from Crawford in Newport, August 1, 1856, regarding the shipment of his equestrian monument of George Washington from Amsterdam to Richmond, Virginia. Also included is a handwritten copy of a poem, "Crawford's Equestrian Statue of Washington," by John R. Thompson.
Citation:
Thomas Crawford papers, 1841-1856. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3667 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Rome, Italy.
Provenance:
Purchased 1985 by the Archives of American Art from Cesi Kellinger.
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Expatriate artists
Sculptors
Sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10218
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213294
AAA_collcode_crawthop
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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