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Charles Lang Freer's letters to Frank Hecker during foreign travels, 1904-1908

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Creator:
Freer, Charles Lang 1856-1919
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution
Physical description:
283 pages
Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Place:
Sri Lanka
Singapore
Indonesia
Egypt
Syria
Japan
Paris (France)
London (England)
Date:
1904
1904-1908
Summary:
Letters written by Charles Lang Freer to his friend and business associate Frank Hecker (1846-1927) during multiple trips to Europe and Asia between 1904 and July of 1908. After a decade absence, Freer travelled again to Asia, taking extended tours of Egypt, Syria, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia and Japan. Also included are letters written from Detroit that describe the status of Freer's offer of his collection to the Smithsonian.
Topic:
Travel
Local number:
FSA A.01 02.1Hecker.travel4
See more items in:
Charles Lang Freer Papers, Correspondence
Charles Lang Freer Papers 1856-1919
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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