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    Charles Henry Turner papers, 1875-1910.
     
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    Creator: 
    Turner, Charles Henry, 1848-1908
    Title: 
    Charles Henry Turner papers, 1875-1910.
    Phy. Description: 
    0.4 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
    reels 2040, 2062 and 4781
    Digital Reference: 
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    Additional forms: 
    35mm microfilm reels 2040, 2062 and 4781 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Painter and etcher; Jackson, New Hampshire and Boston, Massachusetts. A native of Hampton, New Hampshire and self-taught, Turner had several studios in Boston where he lived beginning in the 1870s for about forty years. He summered in Hampton, and later in the White Mountains at Jackson.
    Summary: 
    Biographical material; letters; artworks; sketchbook; sketches; etching plates; photographs; and miscellany.
    REEL 2040: Biographical material; 3 letters received regarding portrait commissions; an illustrated letter to his granddaughter; 6 oil paintings, including a self-portrait, ca. 1890; 5 watercolors, including 2 of his studio and a sketchbook of watercolors; 16 etching plates and 3 prints; an annotated catalog and a price list of Turner's paintings sold at auction, 1910; a book, The Art of Painting and Drawing in Coloured Crayons, by Henry Murray, 1875; a floor plan of Turner's studio; 2 glass negatives of his paintings; 3 silk etchings by Edmund H. Garrett; and printed miscellany.
    REEL 2062: Photographs, ca. 1890-1908, of Turner, his wife, his New Hampshire studio, and works of art; a photo album and 75 loose photos of scenes of Boston and Germany, ca. 1900; and 2 photos of Adolphe Lesrel's Paris studio, 1889.
    REEL 4781: Ca. 20 charcoal, graphite and pastel drawings and a watercolor depict Turner, his wife (?) "Zephi", unidentified people, a monogram, studio interior, the Mission San Jose in San Antonio, Texas, landscapes, and seascapes. There are also two charcoal landscapes by Edmund H. Garrett and [Emil?] Carlsen.
    Provenance: 
    Material on reels 2040 and 2062 donated 1973 & 1979 by Miss G. Frances Souther, granddaughter of Turner. Drawings on reel 4781 lent for microfilming in 1993 by Robert and Connie Rosen, antiques dealers, who purchased them at auction. The drawings may have come from Miss Souther's estate.
    Location of Original: 
    Reel 4781: Originals returned to lenders, Robert and Connie Rosen, after microfilming.
    Restrictions: 
    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.
    Culture: 
    Self-portraits
    Self-portraits
    Subject-Topical: 
    Artists' studios -- France -- Paris -- Photographs
    Artists' studios -- New Hampshire -- Jackson -- Photographs
    Artists' studios -- Pictorial works
    Painting, Modern -- 19th century
    Etching -- 19th century
    Etchers
    Painters
    Subject-Name: 
    Lesrel, Adolphe
    Murray, Henry. Art of painting and drawing in coloured crayons
    Form / Genre: 
    Photographs
    Drawings
    Works of art
    Sketchbooks
    Sketches
    Repository Loc: 
    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
    Local Number: 
    AAA turnchar
    AAA 2040
    AAA 2062
    AAA 4781
    AAA
    Co-Creator: 
    Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932
    Garrett, Edmund Henry, 1853-1929
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