Edward A. Newnam papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.newnedwa
Creators:
Newnam, Edward A.
Dates:
1935-1978
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
19 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters to Newnam written in response to queries regarding portraits Newnam is painting or selling. Included are letters, 1937, from Victor Morris Tyler, Morris Tyler, and Constance Rourke regarding a Henry Inman portrait of John J. Audubon which Newnam wishes to copy; from Mildred Steinbach,1952, Asst. Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library regarding portraits by Thomas Eakins of Frank Linton and Samuel Meyers; from Hannah J. Howell, 1952-3, Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library regarding photographs of Gilbert Stuart's portraits of Edward Penington and Mrs. Penington; from Raymond Rubicam, 1955, regarding his purchase of a portrait by William K. Hewitt of his great uncle Jonathan Rubicam; also included is a photograph of the portrait; from Howell, 1957, thanking Newnam for a photo of a painting by Gustavus Hesselius; letters and a photograph regarding a portrait of Baroness Brudenell, 1966 and 1970; and a letter from Marguerite Coolbaugh, 1978, regarding a photograph of Abraham Lincoln.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art dealer and portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5129 (fr. 1376-1399) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Edward A. Newnam.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painting -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hewitt, W. K. (William Keesey), 1817-1893 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linton, Frank Benton Ashley, 1871-1943 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meyers, Samuel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penington, Edward, 1766-1834 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rubicam, Jonathan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rourke, Constance, 1885-1941 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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