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George Catlin collection from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art

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Catalog Data

Creator:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Names:
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872  Search this
Extent:
1 Reel (ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1840-1860
Scope and Contents:
Letters from Catlin to Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1840-1860, and 2 letters from Phillipps to Catlin; writings by Catlin; material on Catlin's Indian Gallery, including clippings, catalogs, handbills, invitations, Indian drawings, and printed material; a watercolor sketchbook; a list of paintings; Indian portrait sketches; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter, miniature painter, ethnographer; Pennsylvania Best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Ethnological painters  Search this
Miniature painters  Search this
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Indian painting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.catlgeop
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ff25a630-af7c-4d5c-9ce8-1daec21100ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-catlgeop