Titian Ramsay Peale Collection

Collection ID:
Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885
Physical Description:
1 Item
partial microfilm reel

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers gathered by Titian R. Peale from the papers of his father Charles Willson Peale relating to the history of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Some of the papers were to be used by Theodore Cuyler for the opening address on the occasion of the dedication of the Academy's new building in 1876. Also included is a copy of a letter to Charles W. Peale from Benjamin West, June 21, 1771, mentioning Peale's recent arrival in Maryland and two recent paintings of West, HANNIBAL and DEATH OF WOLFE.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel P28 (fr. 582-698) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Titian Ramsay Peale collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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