The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Letter from Augusta Barker, to Mr. Cope, June 28, 1875, about an original portrait of George Washington painted by her father, Rembrandt Peale, postscript added by Emily C. Jacobs, purchaser of the painting; biography of Augusta Barker; and "In Memoriam", a typescript of Barker's obituary, July 8, 1887 (?), Northampton, Mass.
Augusta Barker papers, 1875-1887. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel P24 (fr. 4-5) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Society Collection.
Augusta Barker was the daughter of Rembrandt Peale.
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001