Research material on John F. Francis

Collection ID:
Etchison, W. Richard
Physical Description:
46 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material on portraits by John F. Francis (1808-1886) including photographs with notes, printed material, and letters to Etchison describing the photographs. The items were originally in a scrapbook.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Etchison: Art historian; Frederick, Md. John F. Francis: born in Philadelphia, was a painter and silhouettist, who worked in many Pennsylvania towns.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1221-1284) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by Josephine Etchison, the aunt of W. Richard Etchison.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Original collation: scrapbook.

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
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Maryland -- Frederick Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Francis, John F., 1808-1886 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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