Mary Ellen Rees materials pertaining to J.H. Sharp

Collection ID:
Rees, Mary Ellen
Physical Description:
2 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two mimeographed copies of letters pertaining to Joseph Henry Sharp: a letter from Edgar Breitenbach, Chief of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress, in response to a question from Mary Ellen Rees about a print by J.H. Sharp; and a letter from Stanley L. Lucas, a collector, to J.H. Sharp inquiring about an etching plate of an American Indian by Sharp, with Sharp's response written after the typed portion by Lucas.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Henry Sharp (1859-1953) was an American painter known for his portraits of Native Americans.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mary Ellen Rees (Mrs. Allan W. Rees) of the Cincinnati Art Museum in 1963.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sharp, Joseph Henry, 1859-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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