Bland Gallery letters

Collection ID:
Bland Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Physical Description:
57 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL 132: Correspondence, mostly with John Hill Morgan, discussing the authentication and purchase of eighteenth century American historic engravings and portraits, but also including Harry F. du Pont, collecting American portraits and naval scenes; Josiah K. Lilly, collecting portraits of English and American literary and political figures; David F. Bruce; and others.
Scope and Contents
REEL D8: Letter to Bland Gallery from Albert Deane of Paramount Studios, New York City, concerning a possible Gilbert Stuart miniature, October 22, 1953.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art gallery; New York, N.Y. Specialized in miniatures.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D8 and 132 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Letters on reel 132 donated by Bland's widow, Jane Cooper Bland, 1970. Material on reel D8 donated by Argosy Bookshop, 1958.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniature painting -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deane, Albert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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