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Selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection, [ca. 1767-1904]

Creator:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Subject:
Peale, Franklin  Search this
Peale, James  Search this
Peale, Rubens  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Sellers, Horace Wells  Search this
Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Citation:
Selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection, [ca. 1767-1904]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Miniature painting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting -- 18th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10621
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214167
AAA_collcode_pealchar
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214167

Pierre Eugène Du Simitière papers, 1560-1786, bulk 1721-1786

Creator:
Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784  Search this
Place:
United States -- History -- 18th century
Citation:
Pierre Eugène Du Simitière papers, 1560-1786, bulk 1721-1786. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Natural history -- Catalogs and collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting -- 18th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Naturalism  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10611
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214111
AAA_collcode_dusipier
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214111

Catalogue of an exhibition of portraits painted by the late Gilbert Stuart, Esq. died 1828

Names:
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
[ca. 1828]
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten catalog, 12 p., listing 182 of Stuart's portraits, and 27 of his pictures in Philadelphia. On cover: "Exact copy of the catalog of portraits by Stuart exhibited 1828 in Boston...see Dunlap's History of Design, v.1."
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.
Occupation:
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- 18th century -- Catalogs  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- Catalogs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.cataofae
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c82fd124-e04a-41cc-bb7d-5a79b91a2e81
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cataofae

Pierre Eugène Du Simitière papers

Creator:
Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784  Search this
Extent:
10 Volumes ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Place:
United States -- History -- 18th century
Date:
1560-1786
bulk 1721-1786
Scope and Contents:
Papers relating to natural history and Du Simitière's collection of specimens; material collected on the history of the West Indies and Colonial American affairs in New England, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, including the Lancaster Treaty, 1744, and Indian treaties, 1721-1756; letters, 1560-1781; journals, pamphlets and extracts; a broadside of the Du Simitière sale, 1785; drawings and portraits of American legislators and soldiers by Du Simitière; and leaves of a medieval illuminated manuscript.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait painter, curator and naturalist; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born in Geneva, Switzerland. Came to America in 1765 after spending several years in the West Indies collecting natural history specimens. Elected curator, 1768, of the American Philosophical Society, and set up a natural history museum. He collected Revolutionary War ephemera and literature.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1955, by the Library Company of Philadelphia. In 1785 Du Simitière's effects were sold at auction, resulting in his library being scattered. Most of the manuscripts were purchased by the Library Company of Philadelphia. The Library of Congress later acquired some others. The whereabouts of some material is still uncertain.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Museum curators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Natural history -- Catalogs and collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting -- 18th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Naturalism  Search this
Function:
Natural history museums -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Identifier:
AAA.dusipier
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c92353a5-0e8f-4388-80da-c592cda79863
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dusipier

Catalogue of an exhibition of portraits painted by the late Gilbert Stuart, Esq. died 1828, [ca. 1828]

Subject:
Stuart, Gilbert  Search this
Citation:
Catalogue of an exhibition of portraits painted by the late Gilbert Stuart, Esq. died 1828, [ca. 1828]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portrait painting -- 18th century -- Catalogs  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- Catalogs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21907
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214686
AAA_collcode_cataofae
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214686

Selected papers from the Peale-Sellers collection

Creator:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827  Search this
Names:
Peale's Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Peale, Franklin, 1795-1870  Search this
Peale, James, 1749-1831  Search this
Peale, Rubens, 1784-1865  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885  Search this
Sellers, Horace Wells, 1857-1933  Search this
Extent:
7 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
[ca. 1767-1904]
Scope and Contents:
Autobiographical and biographical material, letters, writings, printed material, photographs, a sketchbook, drawings and notebooks belonging to Charles Willson Peale and the Peale family, with notes and writings by Horace Wells Sellers.
Charles Willson Peale material including, part of the preliminary draft of his autobiography, ca. 1790, and a typed copy with notes and addenda by Horace Wells Sellers; typescripts of letterbooks, 1767-1827; a list of portraits and Washington portrait material; a notebook pertaining to paintings and a memo book containing recipes for medicines, colors and notes on painting technique; lectures and essays on natural history, health, domestic happiness and Peale's museum; and letters from John De Peyster.
James Peale's sketchbook; Rubens Peale's letterbooks, 1802-1824, lists of pictures painted at Riverside Farm and memorandum on his life; writings by Titian Ramsay Peale on techniques of miniature painting and a biography of Charles Willson; letters of Titian and Franklin Peale, 1831-1869, with biographical comments by Sellers; a history of the United Bowmen of Philadelphia, a club Titian and Franklin belonged to; material on Peale's Museum including, correspondence, minutes, articles of incorporation, and a handbook with a partial description of the museum's contents; Peale family photographs; and drawings and silhouettes.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Willson Peale: portrait painter and engraver; Philadelphia, Pa. Sellers: Peale's great-grandson. Peale studied in London with Benjamin West. Painted George Washington's portrait. Established Peale's Museum in 1786. Influential in the founding of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Father of Raphaelle, Franklin, Rubens, Rembrandt and Titian Ramsay Peale. Brother of James Peale.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1955, by the American Philosophical Society, Peale-Sellers Collection.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Miniature painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Miniature painting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting -- 18th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.pealchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pealchar

A material world : culture, society, and the life of things in early Anglo-America / edited by George W. Boudreau and Margaretta Markle Lovell

Editor:
Boudreau, George W.  Search this
Lovell, Margaretta M.  Search this
Physical description:
x, 331 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
18th century
Topic:
Material culture--History  Search this
Politics and culture--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104445

History of the portrait collection, Independence National Historical Park / Doris Devine Fanelli and catalog of the collection, Karie Diethorn, editor ; with introduction by John C. Milley

Author:
Fanelli, Doris Devine  Search this
Diethorn, Karie  Search this
American Philosophical Society  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 360 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Portraits
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
United States
Independence National Historical Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Date:
2001
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Biography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704212

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