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Portraits, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George P. A. Healy Letter

Identifier: SC 00526
Scope and Contents

Letter from George P.A. Healy, Chicago, to an unknown female where he mentions her Mother's loss of eyesight, says he met her half-brother "when painting the portrait of the present Archbishop of New York" and asks her to tell her Mother "is now paid three hundred dollars in gold for a 25"x35."  He'll be intact when he is able to paint a previously discussed portrait.  January 12, 1868.

Dates: 1868 January 12

John Marshall Engraving Print

Identifier: SC 01397
Content Description

Print copy of the bust of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1801.

Dates: unknown

Eastman Johnson Letter to John Elderkin

Identifier: SC 00534
Scope and Contents

Eastman Johnson apologizes to [John] Elderkin for the gentleman who had not seen the Harper portrait after today's work on it," reporting that it is now finished and inviting Elderkin to call again.

Dates: 1896 December 12

Scrapbook, III

Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc9
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, ca. 1830-1872, kept by an unidentified person which contains newspaper clippings (1830 and 1872) concerning [Robert Matthew] Sully's portrait of Pocahontas, genealogy of the Randolph family, information on Dr. Thomas Robinson and copies of letters written by John Randolph of Roanoke.

Dates: 1830-1872

Photograph of Benjamin Waller Miniature Portrait

Identifier: SC 01156
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a destroyed miniature of Benjamin Waller of Williamsburg.  Undated.  Note with accession describes original miniature as "now destroyed" which was "6 3/4" x 4 3/4" mounted on a 11 x 7 3/4" white board within a gilt-line border, 1 to 1 1/2" from outer edges of board."

Dates: undated