Archives of American Art

George Loring Brown sketchbook and engravings and Harriet Pease Brown diary

Collection ID:
Brown, George Loring, 1814-1889
Brown, Harriet Pease, 1811-1853
Physical Description:
3 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A book of pencil and watercolor sketches by George Loring Brown; a diary kept by Mrs. Brown while traveling in Italy with her husband in 1840-1841; and an 1836 issue of PARLEY'S MAGAZINE, New York and Boston, with engravings attributed to George Loring Brown.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape, portrait, and miniature painter, lithographer, etcher, and wood engraver; Mass. Married Harriet Pease in 1835. Traveled in Europe, mainly Italy, 1840-1846.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 498 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
One of the lenders, Robert Scott, is a descendant of Harriet Pease Brown through the Downes family.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists -- Italy -- Diaries Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-engravers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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