Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.braymari
Creators:
Bray, Maria H., 1828-1921
Dates:
1829-1908
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
item (on 1 partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Bound collection assembled by Bray of 39 landscape and figure sketches drawn on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, by William Morris Hunt and by his peers and students, including Ellen Day Hale, Susan Hale, Jane Hunt, Fitz Hugh Lane, and others. They are evidence of the artistic community of late nineteenth-century Gloucester, and they reflect the influence of Hunt's teaching on his students.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Maria H. Bray was the proprietress of Willow Cottage, a boardinghouse in the Magnolia section of Gloucester, Mass., where many of William Morris Hunt's students stayed.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2329 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in the possession of the Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1981 by the Cape Ann Historical Association, which received it from Theodora Willard, the neice of Maria H. Bray.

Other Title
Other Title
Circle of William Morris Hunt (microfilm title).

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art students Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunt, Jane Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hale, Ellen Day, 1855-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hale, Susan, 1833-1910 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lane, Fitz Hugh, 1804-1865 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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