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Creator:
Francis, John F., 1808-1886  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1834
1834
Scope and Contents:
John Francis' family bible: New Testament of our lord and saviour Jesus Christ, according to the Authorized version; with the references and marginal readings of the polyglott Bible, and numerous additions from Bagster's comprehensive Bible. The v. is comprised of both the Old and New Testaments, although there is no title page for the former. Family births, baptisms, and deaths are noted in the flyleaves, and clippings and religious tracts are inserted.
Biographical / Historical:
John F. Francis, born in Philadelphia, was a painter and silhouettist, who worked in many Pennsylvania towns.
Provenance:
The donor, Ms. Brereton Sturtevant, is the great-granddaughter of John Francis's half-sister.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Identifier:
AAA.franjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-franjohn