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Letter to General Mercer

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Extent:
(transcribed)
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1824, March 31
Scope and Contents note:
Peale mentions gathering testimonials on the the merits of Patriae Pater and discusses the resolution in Congress relating to his hoped for commission; appeals to Mercer to be in favor of an act extending copyright to paintings and drawings.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Letters to Elijah Hunt Mills

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Extent:
(2 letters, transcribed)
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1825
Scope and Contents note:
The first letter to the Massachusetts senator, dated 1825, January 13, describes the equestrian portrait in detail and expresses Peale's hope that Mills will be able to advocate for the purchase of the painting in Congress; Peale speaks to the issue of national patronage of the arts and expresses the belief that it would enable native artists to "demonstrate their ability....in adding splendour to our National glory." The second letter, dated 1825, January 29, repeats his request for Mills's support.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Letter to General Mercer

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1828, September 24
Scope and Contents note:
Mentions the possibility of selling the "Equestrian Washington to the corporation here" (in Baltimore) and refers to his preparation for a trip to Italy.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Letter to Philip Hone

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Extent:
(transcribed)
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1831, January 24
Scope and Contents note:
Offers Hone first choice of his "Italian copies."
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Letter to Lemuel G. Olmstead

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1856, March 24
Scope and Contents note:
Peale responds to a request for information on a portrait of Joel Barlow painted by his father, Charles Willson Peale.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Letter to S. Whittemon

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1859, May 6
Scope and Contents note:
Routine acknowledgement of a letter.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Address on "Washington and His Portraits,"

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Extent:
(pages 16 and 17 are scanned twice as they appear out of numerical sequence in the original document)
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1857
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Calling Cards and Receipts

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1863-1932
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Manuscript, "Portrait of Washington,"

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1820s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Manuscript, "Drawings by Pupils in the High School, Philadelphia,"

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1844
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Legal Papers

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1868-1869
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Catalog of Sale for Harriet Peale's Estate

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1870
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Catalog of Sale of Household Property, Owner Unidentified

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1832
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Pamphlet for The Court of Death

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1820
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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News Clippings

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1860-circa 1929
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Artwork, Page with Drawings of Roman Coins

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1826
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Photographs of Rembrandt and Harriet Peale

Collection Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (pam), Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1850s
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rembrandt and Harriet Peale collection, circa 1820-1932. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918

Creator:
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Subject:
Church, Frederic Edwin  Search this
Audubon, John James  Search this
Peale, Raphaelle  Search this
Peale, Rubens  Search this
Vedder, Elihu  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill  Search this
Vanderlyn, John  Search this
Anshutz, Thomas Pollock  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt  Search this
Smillie, James David  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Peale, Titian Ramsay  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
West, Benjamin  Search this
Cox, Kenyon  Search this
McEntee, Jervis  Search this
Copley, John Singleton  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert  Search this
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Autographs  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5905
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208745
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Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Rembrandt Peale letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Subject:
Dunlap, William  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1855 Sept. 8
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14473
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Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1807-1946
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Rembrandt Peale lecture Washington and his portraits

Creator:
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860  Search this
Subject:
Washington, George  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
not before 1857
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16607
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Rembrandt and Harriet Peale papers, 1824-1932
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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