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    Inventory to the Samuel Murray and Thomas Eakins papers at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
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    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
    Inventory to the Samuel Murray and Thomas Eakins papers at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
    Phy. Description: 
    78 p. (on partial microfilm reel)
    reel 3161
    Digital Reference: 
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    Additional forms: 
    35mm microfilm reel 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
    [ca. 1974].
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Eakins and Murray were Philadelphia artists and close friends. Eakins, a painter, sculptor, and photographer, founded the Art Students League of Philadelphia, where Murray (1870-1941), a sculptor, studied.
    Inventory briefly describes the Murray-Eakins collection held by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
    Inventory copied for the Archives 1974 and discarded after microfilming. The actual collection includes over 100 letters to Murray; 4 Eakins letters regarding his commission to paint Robert Ogden's portrait; Eakins exhibition catalogs and miscellany; photographs by Eakins, of Eakins, of Murray, of their painting and sculpture, of their studio, and of others; and sketches, clippings, letters, and miscellany.
    Item is a photocopy.
    The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
    Art teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
    Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
    Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
    Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
    Murray, Samuel
    Repository Loc: 
    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
    Local Number: 
    AAA hirsmuse
    AAA 3161
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