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Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21

Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899
Subject:
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 item (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:
Letter from Mayer in Paris to Henry R. Schoolcraft in Washington, D.C. affirming his dedication to depicting the North American Indian in his paintings and thanking Schoolcraft for encouraging Mayer to pursue the subject.
Citation:
Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel D9 (fr. 716-718) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, specialized in North American Indian subjects and colonial themes; Baltimore, Md.
Provenance:
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Indian art
Painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10312
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213514
AAA_collcode_mayefrab
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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