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George Bowden letters, 1864-1868

Creator:
Bowden, George, b. ca. 1826-
Subject:
Robertson, John Roy
Stuart, John McDouall
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5 items.
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:
Typewritten transcripts of four letters sent to artist's stationer George Bowden. Three are from the artist John R. Robertson, and are dated: Oct. 25, 1864; Feb. 28, 1865; and Dec. 2, 1868; and are sent from Paris, London, and New York. The fourth is a letter from John McDouall Stuart to George Bowden, dated Oct. 11 '64. Also includes transcript of a contract of Aug. 11, 1864 between Robertson and Bowden pertaining to an exhibition by Bowden of Robertson's paintings.
Citation:
George Bowden letters, 1864-1868. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
George Bowden (b. circa 1826) was an artists' supplier in London.
Provenance:
Transferred from the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in 1971 via Wilford C. Cole.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16036
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)306640
AAA_collcode_bowdgeor
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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