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Creator:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Extent:
19 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
[ca. 1893]
Scope and Contents:
Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter and miniaturist, ethnographer, best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Judith Catlin, relationship to George Catlin is not known.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Illustrators  Search this
Ethnological illustrators  Search this
Ethnological painters  Search this
Miniature painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Topic:
Art and race  Search this
Indians of North America -- Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
George Catlin manuscripts and drawings. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.catlgemd
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9230c5c76-b191-4904-828e-9eefb7fdff8d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-catlgemd