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The Canning collection of papers relating to John Trumbull

Collector:
Canning, Tony  Search this
Names:
Canning, Tony, Mrs  Search this
Langdon, John, 1741-1819  Search this
Smith, Henry A.  Search this
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843  Search this
Extent:
4 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1799, 1818, 1901
Scope and Contents:
Papers regarding painter John Trumball collected by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning, including:
a bound volume entitled "Biographical Sketch of John Trumbull, 1756-1843," by Henry A. Smith, 1901, dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Bartlett; a letter to the Bartletts from Henry Smith, December 23, 1901; a letter to John Trumbull from John Langdon, member of Congress, and signer of the constitution, June 1, 1799; and a letter from John Trumbull to his wife, November 30, 1818.
Biographical / Historical:
John Trumball was a patriot and painter of revolutionary war subjects, also portrait painter of prominent figures of the period.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Topic:
Art -- 17th-18th centuries -- Connecticut  Search this
Citation:
The Canning collection of papers concerning John Trumball. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.canntony
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-canntony

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