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Joseph Sill selected diaries

Creator:
Sill, Joseph, 1801-1854  Search this
Names:
Art-Union of Philadelphia  Search this
Artists' Fund Society  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Audubon, Victor Gifford, 1809-1860  Search this
Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845  Search this
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896  Search this
Hubard, William James, 1807-1862  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Leutze, Emanuel, 1816-1868  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Page, William, 1811-1885  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Saunders, George Lethbridge, 1807-1863  Search this
Shaw, Joshua, 1776-1860  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Watmough, Edward  Search this
Waugh, Samuel Bell, 1814-1885  Search this
Weber, Paul, 1823-1916  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
Winner, W. E. (William E), -1883  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1832-1854
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 850 pages of selected art related excerpts from Sill's diaries. The diaries date from 1832 to 1854 and document his own painting activities, his association with the Artists and Amateurs Association, Artists' Fund Society, and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He gives his reactions to the work of other artists as seen in exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York, especially at the National Academy of Design, as well as in private collections. He writes about panoramas shown in Philadelphia, purchases of works of art for himself and others, commissions to artists to paint pictures for him, etc. In particular he writes frequently of his friend, the collector and patron Edward L. Carey, and of Carey's collection. He often mentions John Sartain, James R. Lambdin, Peter F. Rothermel, Daniel Huntington, Thomas Sully, William H. Furness, Emanuel Leutze, George L. Saunders, Samuel B. Waugh, Paul Weber, William J. Hubard, Monachesi, and John Neagle. He tells of the founding and subsequent activities of the Art-Union of Philadelphia; the sale of Joshua Shaw's paintings and his misfortunes; the work and ill natured personality of William Page; meeting with and a drawing and description of John J. Audubon; a controversy between Robert W. Weir and Samuel F. B. Morse about who will paint the Mayflower Compact; V. G. Audubon's efforts to get subscribers for his father's book; and Bowen's lithographic shop.
He characterizes Edward Watmough and William E. Winner.
Biographical / Historical:
Collector, amateur painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Microfilmed for the Archives of American Art in 1955 by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Diaries donated to the Society by Edward Madiera.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Diaries  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.silljose
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9851e01eb-08d8-486d-ace9-e1eb4cbdcd72
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-silljose

Ellen Carter Bruce Morson

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Ellen Carter Bruce Morson, 1820 - 1862  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Sight: 10.8cm x 8.3cm (4 1/4" x 3 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1830-1862
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Ellen Carter Bruce Morson: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Object number:
POR.982.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43a23c163-17ff-48f2-b760-8cd566889049
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_POR.982.12

Alexander Telfair

Attribution:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Alexander Telfair, 1779 - 1832  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10cm x 1cm x 7.7cm (3 15/16" x 3/8" x 3 1/16"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Alexander Telfair: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Telfair Museums
Object number:
SSSA1116
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4224eb3f2-02ba-4f48-8fdd-e825ed09603f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA1116

Sarah Telfair Haig

Attribution:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Sarah Telfair Haig, 18th - 19th century  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
15.2cm x 12.7cm (6" x 5"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1839
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Sarah Telfair Haig: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Telfair Museums
Object number:
SSSA1121
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44d3d690e-ec53-4480-9dc2-f62482ddb0a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA1121

Robert Craig Stanard

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Craig Stanard, 1814 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.5cm x 8.3cm (4 1/8" x 3 1/4"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1846
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Stock  Search this
Robert Craig Stanard: Male  Search this
Robert Craig Stanard: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Filson Historical Society
Object number:
SSSA3855
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43b289898-df0e-46ce-bfa2-50205177d7b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA3855

Martha Pearce Stanard

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Martha Pearce Stanard, 1820 - 1894  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.5cm x 8.3cm (4 1/8" x 3 1/4"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1846
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Martha Pearce Stanard: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Filson Historical Society
Object number:
SSSA3856
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f624504b-d30b-495a-a827-6696d83de4e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA3856

Harriet C. Bigelow

Attribution:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Harriet C. Bigelow, 1810 - 1910  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
11 x 8.4cm (4 5/16 x 3 5/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1845?
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Flower  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Harriet C. Bigelow: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
SSSA5602
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a6261680-4a8f-4b50-ae15-4be164f50e3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA5602

Catherine Pickman Fay

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Catherine Pickman Fay, born first quarter 19th century  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.7cm x 8.1cm (4 3/16" x 3 3/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1842
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Catherine Pickman Fay: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Peabody Essex Museum
Object number:
129,123 G
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4da1c7e41-e21c-4ebc-8d1a-6e8ae769cf07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_129_123_G

Mrs. Edward Parker (Emma McCord)

Artist:
Charlotte Lorain McCord, 1817/18 - 30 Jun 1879  Search this
Possible attribution:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Emma McCord Parker, 1830 - 2 Nov 1851  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on Ivory
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.9cm (4 1/8 x 3 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1849
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Flower  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Emma McCord Parker: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Gibbes Museum of Art
Object number:
1940.006.0001 Gibbes
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm474f8bb8b-e16d-4502-8a26-d5c80d18183a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1940.006.0001_Gibbes

Charlotte Patterson

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Charlotte Patterson, 1825 - 1855?  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.6cm x 8.1cm (4 3/16" x 3 3/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840-1845
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Charlotte Patterson: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Yale University Art Gallery
Object number:
1976.12.3
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48daf54d4-4e80-4c84-ac45-7b2df47416d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1976.12.3

Benjamin Chew Wilcocks

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Chew Wilcocks, 1776 - 1845  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
13.3 x 10.2cm (5 1/4 x 4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1842
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
Benjamin Chew Wilcocks: Male  Search this
Benjamin Chew Wilcocks: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Object number:
1988-72-18
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm474e69220-b00c-498b-a2a6-f8793dff1164
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1988-72-18

Sally Waln Wilcocks

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Sally Waln Wilcocks  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
11 x 8.4cm (4 5/16 x 3 5/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1842
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Sally Waln Wilcocks: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Object number:
1988-72-19
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41b9561d4-8f3e-4927-a37a-12a5deeb2fe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1988-72-19

Samuel Ellicott [Possibly]

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Possibly:
Samuel Ellicott, 1783 - 1843  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
(Estimate): 11.4 x 9.2cm (4 1/2 x 3 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1842
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Samuel Ellicott: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Maryland Historical Society
Object number:
1994.19.1.1 MDHS
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4886790b9-917f-46d4-b4ed-9e1bfdbe93e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1994.19.1.1_MDHS

Mary Ann Todhunter

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Mary Ann Todhunter, 1812 - 1889  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
(Estimate): 11.4 x 9.2cm (4 1/2 x 3 5/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1842
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Mary Ann Todhunter: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Maryland Historical Society
Object number:
1994.19.1.2 MDHS
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f7ad21c0-e1b2-4ca7-977e-36c12879512d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1994.19.1.2_MDHS

Mrs. Israel Thorndike (Sarah Dana)

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Sara Dana Thorndike, 1780 - 1845  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 11/16 x 2 15/16 in. (9.3 x 7.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1843
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Shawl  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Bonnet  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Sara Dana Thorndike: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Object number:
2006.235.181 MMA
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41b681908-5653-4d17-86a8-8a2a524ed72d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_2006.235.181_MMA

Adele Granger Winthrop

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Adele Granger Winthrop, 15 Sep 1819 – 16 Jun 1892  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
5 1/4 in. x 4 1/8 in. (13.34 cm x 10.48 cm), without frame
Type:
Painting
Date:
1842
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Brooch  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Adele Granger Winthrop: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester
Object number:
30.51 MAG
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42ebbb2ab-3eae-4042-a71c-2f8f9e92a515
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_30.51_MAG

Euphemia Asach

Attribution:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Euphemia Asach, 1783 - 1871  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.6cm x 8.1cm (4 3/16" x 3 3/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840-1850
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Euphemia Asach: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of the City of New York
Object number:
34.462.223
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45d9b2521-a262-4f08-a892-a88b66cae61f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_34.462.223

Margaret Sprigg Oliver Thompson

Artist:
Henry Bebie, 1824? - 1888  Search this
Other attribution:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Possibly:
Margaret Sprigg Oliver Thompson, 1790 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
10.3cm x 7.9cm (4 1/16" x 3 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1864
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Margaret Sprigg Oliver Thompson: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Maryland Historical Society
Object number:
34.9.31
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e5809beb-356a-4e27-9e1b-02b7fc88381b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_34.9.31

Charles Gilmor

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Gilmor, born early-mid 19th century  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory?
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8.6cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1848
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Charles Gilmor: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Object number:
345 RWN
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm49dca46ff-2c14-4402-ae96-c64f9ef80aae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_345_RWN

Louisa Sherlock Howard

Artist:
George Lethbridge Saunders, 1807 - 25 Aug 1863  Search this
Sitter:
Louisa Sherlock Howard, born early 19th century  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory?
Dimensions:
12.7 x 10.2cm (5 x 4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1848
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Rose  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Stole\Fur  Search this
Louisa Sherlock Howard: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: R. W. Norton Art Gallery
Object number:
346 RWN
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47c62cb79-e5a8-4b5d-9196-181d2fde20b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_346_RWN

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