Archives of American Art

Jared B. Flagg letter to Laura Winthrop Johnson relating to Washington Allston sketch

Collection ID:
Flagg, Jared B. (Jared Bradley), 1820-1899
1892 Jan. 30
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Mr. Flagg offers to clean a sketch by Washington Allston which Mrs. Johnson owns, and asks to purchase it as well.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jared Bradley Flagg, an Episcopalian priest, painter, writer and founder of the Yale Art Library, was the nephew of painter Washington Allston, and wrote the Life and Letters of Washington Allston. Johnson (b. Laura Winthrop) wrote prose and poetry, including Poems of Twenty Years (1874), 800 Miles in an Ambulance (1899), and The Life and Poems of Theodore Winthrop (1884). Her father, Francis Bayard Winthrop, Jr. of New Haven, Conn., collected works of art, including those of Allston.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1961 by Winslow Ames, grandson of Laura Winthrop Johnson.

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.

More Information
Other Title
Other Title
Mrs. Oliver Templeton Johnson papers (microfilm title)

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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