Collection ID:
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872
Physical Description:
3 Items
(619 p. on 1 microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Register of paintings, 1801-1871 (1 v., 139 p.); Sully's hints for pictures, 1809-1871 (179 p. typescript), including techniques for painting portraits, ingredients for colors, care and preservation of paintings, criticisms of other artists and explanations of their paintings and techniques; and a journal, 1792-1793 and 1799-1846 (1 v., 301 p. typescript).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pa.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel N18 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the New York Public Library, Manuscript Division.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid available at Archives of American Art offices, filed New York Public Library.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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