William Rickarby Miller diary and writings

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.millwilr
Creators:
Miller, William Rickarby, 1818-1893
Dates:
1850-1884
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
450 Pages
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A diary in which Miller writes of personal affairs, daily activities, his work and friends; a notebook, "Hints and Recipes pertaining to Painting in Oil and Water Colors and the General Practice of Art"; manuscripts of the following writings: "My Rules and Plans of Life," "Fruit from the Tree of Life," "On Poetic Beauty in Nature"; "A Cunning Little Gypsy," "The Basket Maker of Bloomingdale," and "The Hunter's Song, or Life in the Woods."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter; New York, N.Y. Born in England.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 801 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: New York Historical Society.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1974 by the New York Historical Society.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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