Edward Mitchell Bannister scrapbook

Collection ID:
Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901
Physical Description:
1 Volume

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contains approximately 102 pencil, charcoal, and watercolor drawings depicting landscapes with cattle, trees, brambles, rolling clouds, a few figure studies, seascapes and bibical scenes, undated and 1866-1901 by Bannister; includes newspaper clippings and writings about Bannister including reviews of his exhibitions and tributes by George W. Whitaker, John Nelson Arnold, and T. Thomas Fortune, undated and 1880-1901; a poem about Bannister written by William E. Smith, January 15, 1901; and an exhibition catalog of Edward Mitchell Bannister Memorial exhibition held at the Providence Art Club, May 1901.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape and portrait painter (Boston, Mass. & Providence, R.I.); born at St. Andrews, New Brunswick; studied at Lowell Institute in Boston; died on January 9, 1901.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3118 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1984 by Alan and Melvin S. Frank. The scrapbook was previously on loan to the National Museum of American Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Repository Contact
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