Thomas Buchanan Read letter to unidentified recipient
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872
1855 Dec. 19
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Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 20 cm.
Read discusses the recent publication of his book "The House by the Sea," published in December, 1855, and notes he has been busy attending to the presentation copies of that book. Address penned at top of letter, 446 Arch St., matches that of Read's friend and patron James L. Claghorn in Philadelphia.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560