Henry Kirke Brown letter to Mr. Ames

Collection ID:
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886
1867 June 4
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
To "Dear Ames," presumably artist Joseph Alexander Ames, written from Newburgh, N.Y. Brown thanks Ames for drawing paper received, and makes additional requests for other supplies; he also invites him to "come up and make us a visit" [from New York City to Newburgh].

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; New York City and New York State, Washington, D.C. Ames was a portrait and genre painter, New York, N.Y. Both members of the National Academy of Design.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D8 (frames 371-372) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg. Feinberg was a long time friend and active donor to AAA.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ames, Joseph, 1816-1872 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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