John Trumbull collection at the Gilcrease Institute

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.trumjohc
Creators:
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843
Dates:
1820-1831
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Volume
(15 items on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
One bound volume containing a letter from Trumbull to Richard Rush regarding the death of Benjamin West; a letter to Sir Thomas Lawrence congratulating him on becoming president of the Royal Academy; a color chart for "Our Saviour Receiving Little Children"; 7 proofs of an engraving of the painting "Surrender of Cornwallis"; and an invitation to a dinner in honor of Daniel Webster.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; New Haven, Connecticut. Born in Lebanon, Ct. Studied under Benjamin West in London. Painted historic portraits and paintings.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3281 (frames 471-493) available at Archives of American Art offices, the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

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
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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