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Selected art related letters from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection

Creator:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania  Search this
Names:
Carey & Hart  Search this
Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911  Search this
Abbey, Mary Gertrude, d. 1931  Search this
Alexander, Archibald, 1772-1851  Search this
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843  Search this
Bayley, Frank W.  Search this
Beale, Pennel  Search this
Belcher, Wm. (William)  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Brodhead, Col  Search this
Burrell, B.  Search this
Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845  Search this
Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Ceracchi, Giuseppe, 1751-1801  Search this
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889  Search this
Cheney, John, 1801-1885  Search this
Clarke, Miss  Search this
Claypoole, James, Sr., 1720-1796  Search this
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834  Search this
Cox, James, 1751-1834  Search this
Curren, Mr  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888  Search this
Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824  Search this
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808  Search this
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824  Search this
Donnehue, Humphrey  Search this
Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784  Search this
Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865  Search this
Dunlap, William, 1766-1839  Search this
Eliot, S.  Search this
Elliott, James B.  Search this
Elwyn, Langdon, Mrs.  Search this
Fielding, Mantle, 1865-1941  Search this
Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861  Search this
Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944  Search this
Gillingham, Harrold E. (Harrold Edgar), 1864-1954  Search this
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852  Search this
Harding, George, 1882-1959  Search this
Hayes, Charles P.  Search this
Hollingsworth, Levi, 1739-1824  Search this
Hosack, David, 1769-1835  Search this
Howell, Mr.  Search this
Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846  Search this
Jackson, William  Search this
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893  Search this
Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921  Search this
Kimball, Henry H. (Henry Hastings), b. 1835  Search this
Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889  Search this
Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891  Search this
Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903  Search this
Lippincott, J. B. (Joshua Ballinger), 1813-1886  Search this
Livermore, George, 1809-1865  Search this
Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932  Search this
Madison, James, 1751-1836  Search this
Marchant, Edward Dalton, 1806-1887  Search this
Martin, John Hill, 1823-1906  Search this
McAllister, John A.  Search this
McMurtrie, James, fl. 1843-1864  Search this
Monaghan, James  Search this
Montgomery, John C., Mrs.  Search this
Moody, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1917  Search this
Murray, J.  Search this
Myers, Albert Cook, 1874-1960  Search this
Nathans, Isabella  Search this
Nathans, Rebecca  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Newsam, Albert, 1809-1864  Search this
Ogden, C. S.  Search this
Otis, Bass, 1784-1861  Search this
Paca, John  Search this
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, James, 1789-1876  Search this
Peale, Mary Jane, 1827-1902  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926  Search this
Penrose, Clement B. (Clement Biddle), 1832-1911  Search this
Piggot, Robert, 1795-1887  Search this
Randolph, Benjamin, 1737 or 8-1791  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richards, William Trost, 1833-1905  Search this
Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871  Search this
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895  Search this
Rush, William, 1756-1833  Search this
Saint-Mémin, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de, 1770-1852  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Schoff, Stephen Alonzo, 1818-1904  Search this
Schreiner, Jacob  Search this
Shrigley, James, 1814-1891  Search this
Smith, Russell, 1812-1896  Search this
Snowden, James Ross  Search this
Snyder, W. D.  Search this
Somerville, Dr.  Search this
Stanbridge, J. C.  Search this
Stephens, Charles H., 1855?-1931  Search this
Stone, Frederick D. (Frederick Dawson), 1841-1897  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Syng, Philip, 1703-1789  Search this
Taylor, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1846-1927  Search this
Troth, Henry, 1794-1842  Search this
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843  Search this
Vanderlyn, John, 1775-1852  Search this
Vaux, Mr  Search this
Ward, Townsend, 1817?-1885  Search this
Wells, William Hill, 1769-1829  Search this
Wharton, Geo. M. (George Mifflin), 1808-1870  Search this
Wharton, Mr  Search this
Wharton, Thomas Kelah, 1814-1862  Search this
Williams, Henry, 1828-1893  Search this
Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867  Search this
Wilson, Alexander, 1766-1813  Search this
Woodside, John Archibald, 1781-1852  Search this
Wright, Patience Lovell, 1725-1786  Search this
Wylie, Samuel B. (Samuel Brown), 1773-1852  Search this
Extent:
2 Reels (ca. 150 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1760-1935
Scope and Contents:
Letters, mainly from artists, and documents selected from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's miscellaneous manuscript collection (Society Collection). Letters are to various people; 46 of them are to Townsend Ward and a few are to John A. McAllister, photographer. Many of the letters refer to paintings, portraits, commissions, and awards.
Writers of letters include: Edwin Austin Abbey, Mary Gertrude Abbey, F.W. Bayley, Albert Bierstadt, George Catlin, Joseph Ceracchi, John Gadsby Chapman, John Cheney, James Claypool, James Cox, F.O.C. Darley, Joseph Delaplaine, Humphrey Donnehue, William Dunlap, Pierre Eugene Du Simitiere, S. Eliot, Charles Fevret De Saint-Memin, Charles Dana Gibson, Harold Edgar Gillingham, Horatio Greenough, George Harding, Levi Hollingsworth, William Morris Hunt, Daniel Huntington, Henry Inman, Horatio Gates Jones, James Reid Lambdin, Will Hicok Low, Edward Dalton Marchant, William Henry Moody, John Neagle, Albert Newsam, Bass Otis, Thomas Paine, Charles Willson Peale, Franklin Peale, James Peale, Jr., Mary Jane Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Titian Ramsay Peale, Joseph Pennell, Clement Penrose, Robert Piggot, Thomas Buchanan Read, William Trost Richards, Thomas Prichard Rossiter, Peter Frederick Rothermel, William Rush, John Sartain, Stephen Alonzo Schooff (to Townsend Ward), Russell Smith, Charles H. Stephens, Thomas Sully, Philip Syng, John Vanderlyn, N.P. Willis, Alexander Wilson and Patience Wright.
Among the recipients of letters are Archibald Alexander, David S. Brown, William Belcher, Col. Brodhead, B. Burrell, Carey & Hart, Edward L. Carey, Henry C. Carey, Miss Clarke, Mr. Curren, Joseph Delaplaine, John Dickinson, Dr. Dickson, William Dillwyn, William Duane, James B. Elliott, Mrs. Langdon Elwyn, Mantle(?) Fielding, John W. Francis, Charles P. Hayes, David Hosack, Mr. Howell, Major William Jackson, Horatio Gates Jones, John W. Jordan, H.H. Kjmball, C.G. Leland, Joseph Leidy, J.B. Lippincott, George Livermore, James Madison, J. Hill Martin, John McAllister, James McMurtrie, James Monaghan, J. Murray, Albert Cook Myers, Rebecca and Isabella Nathans, John Neagle, C.S. Ogden, John Paca, Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, David Rittenhouse, Albert Rosenthal, John Sartain, Jacob Schreiner, James Shrigley, James Ross Snowden, W.D. Snyder, Dr. Sommerville, J.C. Stanbridge, F.D. Stone, Henry Troth, Mr. Vaux, Townsend Ward, William Hill Wells, G.M. Wharton, Thomas Wharton, Henry J. Williams, and Samuel B. Wylie.
Other items include a sonnet of S.T. Coleridge by Washington Allston; business card of Pennel Beale; catalog of medals and coins of silver in the possession of Hon. John Smith compiled by Du Simitière, 1772; printed address by Mrs. John C. Montgomery soliciting donations for the repair of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, destroyed by fire, 1845; William Morris Hunt's admission ticket to Peale's Museum, 1836, stating his height and weight; description of objects on display at the Peale Museum, 1820; a photograph and business card of Benjamin Randolph; invitations and notes to Gilbert Stuart; typescript by Frank H. Taylor on lithography, 1923; subscription book for engravings of paintings by John Trumbull; and a page from John Archibald Woodside's daybook, 1802-1803.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern -- 17th-18th centuries -- United States  Search this
Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.histsopa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e77b943a-266e-4a06-a6b8-eaf8b5c4139d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-histsopa

Gen. Hugh Brady, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Brady, Hugh  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Detroit Historical Society Detroit Historical Museum 5401 Woodward Detroit Michigan 48202
Date:
19tj c
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 24140204
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_272810

Septima Sexta Middleton Rutledge (1783-1865), (painting)

Title:
Mrs. Henry Middleton Rutledge (Septima Sexta Middleton) (1783-1865), (painting)
Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Rutledge, Henry Middleton, Mrs. (Septima Sexta Middleton)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Middleton Place Foundation Ashley River Road, R #4 Charleston South Carolina 29414
Date:
Ca. 1839
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Jewelry  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80045571
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_178785

Elizabeth Ruggles Green, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Green, Elizabeth Ruggles  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01609
Date:
1830
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 23570269
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_272183

Letter to Edward Dalton Marchant

Creator:
Bruce, W. J.  Search this
Names:
Greble, John T.  Search this
Marchant, Edward Dalton, 1806-1887  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on 1 fr. of microfilm))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1872 May 13
Scope and Contents:
Bruce writes inquiring about an engraving from Marchant's portrait of John T. Greble.
Provenance:
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.brucw
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a31f31be-945f-42c5-bd56-60b4afcdc60c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brucw

James Green (1802-74), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Green, James  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 71770651
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_154145

Albert Barnes, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Barnes, Albert  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Presbyterian Historical Society 425 Lombard Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19147
Date:
1868
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70830819
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_131708

Henry Clay (1777-1852), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Clay, Henry  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
United States Department of State Diplomatic Reception Rooms Washington District of Columbia 20520 Accession Number: 1972.0026
Date:
1838
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60700017
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_70669

William Coppinger (B.1827), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Coppinger, William  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Date:
1865
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46000077
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_55864

Benjamin West (1738-1820), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Leslie, Charles Robert 1794-1859 (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
West, Benjamin  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings-Copy
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107
Date:
Before 1878
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Control number:
IAP 46000449
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_56232

Gen. George McClellan (1826-85), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
McClellan, George  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Parke-Bernet Galleries New York New York
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61504940
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_87265

Horace Binney, Sr. (1780-1875), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Binney, Horace, Sr  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Union League of Philadelphia 140 South Broad Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Occupation--Law--Lawyer  Search this
Occupation--Political--Statesman  Search this
Control number:
IAP 61210061
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_80608

George W. Codwise, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Codwise, George W  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60630164
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_70086

Mrs. Roswell Gleason (Rebecca Tucker Vose), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Gleason, Roswell, Mrs. (Rebecca Tucker Vose)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 1977.826
Date:
1848
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20492718
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_371634

Dr. Pliny Earle (1809-1892), (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Earle, Pliny  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Type:
Paintings-Miniature
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01609 Accession Number: 1978.39
Date:
1829
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Medicine--Doctor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 23570589
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_382014

Mary Francis Gleason Vandervoort, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Vandervoort, Mary Francis Gleason  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 1977.827
Date:
1848
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20492719
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_371635

Mary Mawney Potter, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887 (possibly by)  Search this
Subject:
Potter, Elisha, Mrs. (Mary Mawney)  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Pettaquamscutt Historical Society 2636 Kingstown Road Kingston Rhode Island 02881
Date:
Ca. 1834
Topic:
Portrait female--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47250002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_345123

Elisha R. Potter, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887 (possibly by)  Search this
Subject:
Potter, Elisha Reynolds  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Pettaquamscutt Historical Society 2636 Kingstown Road Kingston Rhode Island 02881
Date:
Ca. 1834
Topic:
Portrait male--Waist length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 47250005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_345166

Edwin Forrest in Middle Age, (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887 (copy after)  Search this
Subject:
Forrest, Edwin  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19107 Accession Number: 1988.9
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Performing Arts--Theater--Performer  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70831659
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_132539

Eli Kirk Price, (painting)

Painter:
Marchant, Edward Dalton 1806-1887  Search this
Subject:
Price, Eli Kirk  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
City of Philadelphia Fairmount Park Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1870-87
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70830827
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_131716

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