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Research material on portraits by John F. Francis (1808-1886) including photographs with notes, printed material, and letters to Etchison describing the photographs. The items were originally in a scrapbook.
Research material on John F. Francis, 1961-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1221-1284) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Etchison: Art historian; Frederick, Md. John F. Francis: born in Philadelphia, was a painter and silhouettist, who worked in many Pennsylvania towns.
Donated 1991 by Josephine Etchison, the aunt of W. Richard Etchison. Original collation: scrapbook.
Art Theory and Historiography
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