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Henry Hitchings papers, 1867-1896

Creator:
Hitchings, Henry, 1824-1902
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters to Hitchings from his first wife, the Art Department at The University of Massachusetts, and publishers, 1867-1896; an illustrated manuscript, "True Principles of Art Found in Nature," 189 p.; a manuscript "Book Two General Remarks," 37 p.; two watercolors; a print; brochures from art schools; invitations to exhibitions; and reproductions of book illustrations.
Citation:
Henry Hitchings papers, 1867-1896. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Landscape painter, instructor; Boston, Mass. Exhibited at The American Art Union, 1849, at The Boston Athenaeum in 1856-1857 and the National Academy in 1868-1869. Taught a course in drawing for teachers in Boston and at the United States Naval Academy.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by Elisabeth Rothschild, the granddaughter of Henry Hitchings.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art, American
Art, Modern
Drawing, American
Landscape painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10397
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213773
AAA_collcode_hitchenr
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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