Contents and Arrangement

Photographs, circa 1888-1902

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The colletion consists of papers of American art collector Charles M. Shipman. Included are correspondence (1882-1916) between Shipman and various artists, most notably Ralph Albert Blakelock, George de Forest Brush, Frederic Stuart Church, and Elliott Daingerfield, and art societies and institutions; a journal of Lillie Brush, sister of George de Forest Brush; photographs of paintings by artists of Shipman's acquaintance; clippings about these artists and their works and reproductions of paintings of interest to Shipman; birch bark-bound lists of George de Forest Brush's works; and printed material, much of it related to exhibitions of Brush's work. Among the photographs is a large advertisement (ca. 1888) for Duke Cigarettes that features Lillie Brush.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Photographs; Charles M. Shipman Papers, C0996, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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