Eakins provides biographical information of the physicist Henry Augustus Rowland, and describes his portrait painting of Rowland, including the embellished picture frame he made for it. Eakins mistakenly refers to Lapsley as "Mr. C.S. Lapsley."
Thomas Eakins, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Caroline Stuyvesant Lapsley, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1902 Jan. 2. Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk 1885-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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