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Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department [Contact Us]
1721-1914
(Bulk: 1775-1850)
Creator:
Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932., Collector
Extent: 3.43 linear feet
John Frederick Lewis was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and collector of writing samples. This collection contains letters, receipts, and other documents by British engravers. Most of the material was written in England between 1775 and 1850. Many of the letters discuss artistic matters and contain references to well-known engravings. (View full finding aid.)
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John Frederick Lewis collection of autographs of engravers
creator
Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932., Collector
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FLP.RBD.ENGRAVERS
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extent
3.43 linear feet
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1721-1914
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1775-1850
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John Frederick Lewis was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and collector of writing samples. This collection contains letters, receipts, and other documents by British engravers. Most of the material was written in England between 1775 and 1850. Many of the letters discuss artistic matters and contain references to well-known engravings.
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