The Canning collection of papers relating to John Trumbull

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.canntony
Creators:
Canning, Tony
Dates:
1799, 1818, 1901
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers regarding painter John Trumball collected by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning, including:
Scope and Contents
a bound volume entitled "Biographical Sketch of John Trumbull, 1756-1843," by Henry A. Smith, 1901, dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Bartlett; a letter to the Bartletts from Henry Smith, December 23, 1901; a letter to John Trumbull from John Langdon, member of Congress, and signer of the constitution, June 1, 1799; and a letter from John Trumbull to his wife, November 30, 1818.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Trumball was a patriot and painter of revolutionary war subjects, also portrait painter of prominent figures of the period.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3796 available at the Archives of American Art offfices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Citation
The Canning collection of papers concerning John Trumball. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning. Microfilmed by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- 17th-18th centuries -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Langdon, John, 1741-1819 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canning, Tony, Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Henry A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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