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Painters--American--19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Collson Mourning Picture

 Collection — Box 1, Item: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.44
Scope and Contents

Mourning picture, ca. 1821, 14 1/2 x 17 5/8 in, done in memory of William Collson (1779-1820). The picture is a watercolor executed by Mary D. Collson and depicts a woman weeping beside the grave of William Collson with a willow tree in the background.

William Collson of Massachusetts was born in 1779 and died in 1820. He was the son of William Collson, Sr. (d. 1827) and Sarah (Hancock) Collson (1740-1834).

Dates: circa 1820

James R. Lambdin Letter to Thomas Sully

Identifier: SC 00538
Scope and Contents

J[ames] R. Lambdin to [Thomas]Sully about when a picture of [George ?] Washington was hung and when to take it down [from whence it was hung?].  1845.

Dates: 1845

Thomas Buchanan Read Papers

Identifier: SC 01082
Scope and Contents

Letter, 13 September 1856, of Thomas Buchanan Read, Liverpool [Eng.] to Mrs. [?] Gray concerning his voyage to England, the 1856 United States presidential election (his support for Fremont) and letter, 10 Aug[us]t 1871, of Read, Rome [Italy] to [?] Gray, concerning Read's painting and religion.

Dates: 1856, 1871