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Charles A. Platt letter collection, [ca. 1887]

Catalog Data

Creator:
Platt, Charles A., 1861-1933  Search this
Subject:
Platt, Eleanor Hardy Bunker  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Herford, Oliver  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus  Search this
Haden, Francis Seymour  Search this
McKim, Charles Follen  Search this
Bunker, Dennis Miller  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8 items
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Three letters to Charles A.Platt from acquaintences Francis Seymour Haden (June 3), Oliver Herford, and Abbott Handerson Thayer (April 20); one letter to Dennis M. Bunker, friend and colleague of Charles A. Platt, from Augustus Saint-Gaudens (Oct. 21); one letter from Bunker to Anne Page (August 1886); a Christmas card to Bunker's wife, Eleanor Hardy Bunker Platt. Other letters include a handwritten invitation to Eleanor Hardy from Lowffler and a letter from Charles F. McKim, colleague of Platt's, to Mary J. Lawrence (July 9).
Citation:
Charles A. Platt letter collection, [ca. 1887]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, architect, landscape designer; New York, N.Y. and Cornish, N.H.; b. 1861; d. 1933.
Provenance:
Donated 2004 by Charles A. Platt, grandson. The correspondence of Dennis Bunker was in the possession of Platt's widow, Eleanor Hardy Bunker prior to her marriage to Platt in 1893.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11574
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248732
AAA_collcode_platchar
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_248732