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Henry Inman letter to James McMurtrie

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Inman, Henry, 1801-1846
McMurtrie, James, 1801-1846
1841 June 15
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Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 40 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm., tipped onto sheet 27 x 22 cm.
Inman writes from New York to McMurtrie in Philadelphia. He discusses the pricing for one of his works (which he refers to as "the retouched Bishop"), and also mentions the American Academy's interest in purchasing a full-length portrait of Benjamin West.
Letter is tipped onto a sheet which has a clipping pasted on with a short biography of Inman.
Henry Inman letter to James McMurtrie, 1841 June 15. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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