John W. Venable journal

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.venajohn
Creators:
Venable, John W.
Dates:
1840-1842
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Volume
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A journal including an account of Venable's travels through Virginia and Maryland seeking work as a miniaturist portrait painter, penciled drafts of three letters, a list of Latin and French phrases translated into English, and poetry. Three newspaper clippings are also included.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Miniaturist.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1321 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in: Marchand's Antiques, Evansville, Ind.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1978 by Marchand's Antiques, Evansville, Ind., through Kenneth P. McCutchan.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Portrait painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miniature painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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