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TCHA ID Number2-23(30)
Purdue ID NumberGWb2f23i30
TitleLetter, 1874 Apr. 6, Lafayette, Ind., to G. Slocum Bennett, Wilkes Barre, Penn.
CreatorWinter, George, 1810-1876
ContributorsBennett, George S. (George Slocum)
DescriptionHandwritten letter (copy), Incomplete From: George Winter, Lafayette, April 6, 1874 To: G. Slocum Bennett, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania AL, 5 p. (2 sheets, 1 folded)
Description ContinuedAcknowledging Bennett's letter of April 3, and providing details of the Slocum-related paintings he saw in G.W.'s studio. The two landscapes, each 25x30, he has sold to John Purdue for $100 each; he also bought the full-length portrait (29x36) of Frances Slocum for $100. G.W. presumes Purdue will present these to the university. Full-length (20x24) portraits of Brouillette and Kick-ke-se-qua would cost $50. G.W. also lists the nine illustrations included in the Journal, which include portraits of Frances, her daughters, Capt. By-gosh, Francis and Jim Godfroy, and Brouillette, as well as views of the Osage village, Godfroy's residence, two angles on Frances' home, and a scene on the Mississinawa. He could purchase the Journal for $350. If Bennett is interested in placing a commission, G.W. would appreciate being informed as soon as possible. The letter also includes another list of paintings similar to that given in the body of the letter, but with some slightly different prices.
SubjectsWinter, George, 1810-1876--Correspondence
Slocum, Francis, 1773-1847
Purdue, John, 1802-1876
Winter, George, 1810-1876--Diaries
RepositoryTippecanoe County Historical Association
RightsImages in the George Winter Collection should not be used without written permission from the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. To obtain reproduction rights and prices, contact the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, http://www.tcha.mus.in.us
Date of Original1874-04-06
Extent of Original5 p. ; 20 cm.
CollectionGeorge Winter Collection
Date Digitized8/09/2006
Capture DeviceEpson Expression 10000XL Photo Scanner
Capture DetailsSilverfast 6.4.1 r8c by Lazersoft
Resolution300 ppi
Color Depth24 bit
Color ManagementMonaco EZcolor using an IT8 target
URI ark:/34231/c6kk98p9