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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.

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.

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.

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.

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."