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Water Color Club administrative record book, 1887-1916

Catalog Data

Water Color Club (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
New England Watercolor Society  Search this
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet, (1 v. on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Administrative record book of the Water Color Club including minutes of meetings, constitution and by-laws, sales records containing artists' names and prices, treasurers' reports, members' lists, an exhibition invitation, and blank season exhibition tickets.
Water Color Club administrative record book, 1887-1916. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 4130 available at all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art society. Formed in Boston, 1887, by a group of women artists for the purpose of holding annual exhibitions and sales of their works. Among the leading women artists represented were: Elizabeth Boott Duveneck, Lilian Westcott Hale, Laura Coombs Hills, and Sarah Wyman Whitman. Men were admitted in 1896, including Maurice Prendergast, John LaFarge, Edmund Tarbell, Frank Benson and Charles Woodbury. This volume is the only exisitng record of the Club for that period. The organization continues today as the New England Watercolor Society.
Language Note:
English .
Record book was purchased from Peterborough Used Books and Prints, Peterborough, New Hampshire.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts  Search this
Watercolor painting -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
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Art organizations
Data Source:
Archives of American Art