Archives of American Art

Joseph Tubby papers

Collection ID:
Tubby, Joseph, 1821-1896
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Unstretched oil sketches; printed materials; photographs; correspondence; sketchbooks; and a book of watercolors.
Scope and Contents
REEL D9: Correspondence, undated and 1851-1888, with family members, and 2 letters from Jervis McEntee; 2 account books, undated and 1875-1879, containing sketches; 4 sketchbooks by Tubby, 1882, 1882-1884, 1887, and an undated sketchbook containing drawings from Kingston, New York; one book of watercolors entitled "Spring Song", by Lillie R. Hopkins, a relative of Tubby; and one clipping. Four miscellaneous notes and cards have not been filmed.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3832: Three photographs, one of Tubby and one each of his parents; a brochure, "Pictures from the Great Love-Mother's Book of Life"; and 7 unstretched oil sketches on canvas.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter; Born in London. Moved to New York State. Was a painter of the Hudson River school.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels D9 and 3832 available at all Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1956-1958 by Miss Gertrude O. Tubby, daughter of Joseph Tubby.

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
Painting, Modern -- New York (State) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hudson River school of landscape painting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopkins, Lillie R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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