Joseph Pennell papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pennjose
Creators:
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926
Dates:
1908-1935
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
22 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Material relating to THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER by Elizabeth and Joseph Pennell; letters regarding the book from Howard Mansfield, Richard Canfield, Royal Cortissoz, Charles Freer, and Ernest Haskell; two photographs of a portrait of Whistler as a boy with his brother, John; and a photographic copy of the "first Daguerreotype of the human face... taken by J. W. Draper...in 1839."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator, etcher, and writer; New York, N.Y. Wrote and/or illustrated over 100 books.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D32 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letter from Howard Mansfield to Mr. Carrington and the clipping of Bulliet's review were found by the donor, Orme Lewis, in a copy of the book A WHISTLER CENTENARY. The other materials were found in copies of the Pennells' volumes.

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
Art historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canfield, Richard A. (Richard Albert), 1855-1914 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Draper, John William, 1811-1882 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haskell, Ernest, 1876-1925 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mansfield, Howard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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