Archives of American Art

Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood

Collection ID:
Hammer, Gael
Physical Description:
13 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters collected by Hammer for a planned biography of painter Miles Evergood, including letters from Philip and Miles Evergood to various people, undated, and 1938-1971, and a letter, 1983, to Hammer from Alan McCulloch, author of the Encyclopedia of Australian Art, regarding the reproduction of Miles Evergood's painting "Brisbane River."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Gael Hammer is the grand-niece of painter Miles Evergood (neƩ Blashki). She lives in New South Wales, Australia. Philip Evergood, Miles' son, was a leading realist painter in the U.S. The family is of Polish-Australian descent, and changed the last name from Blashki to Evergood when they came to the U.S..

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5028 (fr. 505-542) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
All letters are photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Letters are annotated by Hammer with the location of the originals; most are in the possession of the addressee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photocopies donated by Hammer, 1983, and discarded after microfilming.

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
Evergood, Miles, 1871-1939 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Evergood, Philip, 1901-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCulloch, Alan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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