Alger Beal papers relating to Reynolds and Gifford Beal, [ca.1890-1965]
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Reynolds Beal material includes a sketchbook containing sketches of ships, entitled "Cruising Aboard U.S.S. School Ship St. Mary's," 1901, scrapbook pages of marine etchings and photographs, a Christmas card, personal photographs, exhibition catalogs, and clippings. Gifford Beal material includes: photographs of him and one of his work, exhibition catalogs, and clippings. Also included are a photograph of the Beal family, ca. 1890, writings about the the family, selected photographs of the Beals from albums kept by Mrs. Thaddeus Beal, including some of Wilellyn, the William Beal family's summer home in Newburgh, N.Y. with gardens designed by sons Gifford and Reynolds, and Echo Lawn, home of Thaddeus Beal; and miscellaneous printed material.
Alger Beal papers relating to Reynolds and Gifford Beal, [ca.1890-1965]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Reynolds: painter, printmaker; Rockport, Massachusetts. Gifford: painter, mural painter; New York, N.Y. The Beals are brothers.
Donated 1993 by Alger Beal, whose father Thaddeus, was Reynolds' and Gifford's brother.
Sketches & Sketchbooks
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