Archives of American Art

Peter Frederick Rothermel papers

Collection ID:
Rothermel, Peter Frederick, 1812-1895
Physical Description:
7 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1393, fr. 324-339: Rothermel's wedding certificate; several invitations; a letter and engraved notice of condolence to Mrs. Rothermel from the Art Club of Philadelphia; and a printed copy of a speech, "Memoir of P.F. Rothermel," given by Joseph G. Rosengarten to the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1393, fr.341-363: A pamphlet, PICTURE OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG BY PETER F. ROTHERMEL, which includes a description of the battle, the program of speaches given at the Philadelphia unveiling of the battle, and press opinions and letters about the picture.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, art instructor. Born Pennsylvania; active in many Philadelphia art organizations. Best known work "Battle of Gettysburg."

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1393 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Pamphlet, reel 1393, frames 341-363: Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor and lender, Peter Rothermel, is the grandson of Peter F. Rothermel.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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