Lawrence B. Van Ingen papers relating to a portrait of Daniel Boone

Collection ID:
Van Ingen, Lawrence B.
Physical Description:
13 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Six letters concerning the provenance of the portrait of Daniel Boone by Chester Harding, including a two-page description of the painting and Harding written by George Bingham to Colvin Randall, Dec. 25, 1872, and two letters to Herbert Lee Pratt; a photograph of a detail; a receipt for the portrait from the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum to Mrs. Donald Bush; an auction catalog for the estate of Colvin Randall with a listing for the portrait; a typed account by unknown author relating to the portrait; and three magazine articles on the painting.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lawrence Van Ingen is the grandson of Herbert Lee Pratt, a collector of American art, who bought the portrait at the sale of J. Colvin Randall's estate.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3532 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers have been kept together by successive owners of the Boone portrait.

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.

More Information

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portraits, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 -- Portraits Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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