Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861

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Secretary, Artists Benevolent Fund, London, England.

From the description of Papers, 1822-1859. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852942

English bibliophile and art collector in U.S. Employee of the Brooklyn Customs House.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brooklyn, to George P. Putnam, 1852 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622087

Robert Balmanno was an author and collector of engravings and autographs. He moved from London where he was editor of the London Literary Gazette to New York where he founded the New York Shakespeare Society.

From the guide to the Robert Balmanno correspondence, 1852-1868, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Robert Balmanno was an author and collector of engravings and autographs.

He moved from London where he was editor of the London Literary Gazette to New York where he founded the New York Shakespeare Society.

From the description of Robert Balmanno correspondence, 1852-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122346185

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871. Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Robert Balmanno, 1848 July 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861,. Autograph letter signed from Robert Balmanno to Robert Lemon [manuscript], 1828 October 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861. Autograph letter signed : Custom House, to an unidentified recipient [name illegible], 1861 Feb. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857. Autograph letter signed (third person) : Admiralty, to Robert Balmanno, 1826 Apr. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bell, John, 1811-1895,. Autograph letter signed from John Bell to Robert Balmanno [manuscript], 1858 September 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 332 items, 1801-1859 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Autograph letter signed : Nice, to "My dear Enthusiast" [Robert Balmanno], 1857 Aug. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jeffrey, William, 1812-1867. William Jeffrey : papers, 1852-1876. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Shakespeare Society of New York. Records of the Shakespeare Society of New York [manuscript], 1852-1853. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861. Autograph letter signed : Brooklyn, to George P. Putnam, 1852 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. Autograph letters signed (2) : [London], to Robert Balmanno, 1828 Sept. 10-1829 Jan. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Heath, Charles, 1785-1848. Autograph letter signed : London, to Robert Balmanno, 1815 Jan. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Leigh Hunt letters, 1821-1854 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Irving, Washington, 1783-1859,. Autograph letter signed from Washington Irving, Sunnyside, to Robert Balmanno, South Brooklyn [manuscript], 1853 May 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844. Autograph letter signed : Middle Scotland Yard, to Mr. Balmanno, 1829 Oct. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830. Autograph letter signed : Russell Square, to Mr. Balmanno, 1829 June 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bradbury, William, 1800-1869. Autograph letter signed : "Bolt Court", to Robert Balmanno, [no year] Dec. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854. Autograph letter signed : "Admiralty" [London], to R. Balmanno, 1827 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Jones, George, 1786-1869. Autograph letter signed : London, to Robert Balmanno, 1828 May 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 327 items, 1801-1859 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861,. Autograph letters signed from Robert Balmanno, New York, to Thomas Francis Dillon Croker, Esq. [manuscript], 1854-1855. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898,. Autograph letters signed from Mary Cowden Clarke to various recipients [manuscript], 1843-1896. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Britton, John, 1771-1857. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to R. Balmanno, 1827 Apr. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898,. Autograph letters signed or initialled from Mary Cowden Clarke to Robert Balmanno [manuscript], 1851-1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Balmanno, Robert, 1780-1861. Robert Balmanno correspondence, 1852-1868. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Douce, Francis, 1757-1834,. Autograph letter signed from Francis Douce, London, to Robert Balmanno, Esq. [manuscript], 1828 February 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Wharncliffe, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-MacKenzie, Baron, 1776-1845. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Robert Balmanno, 1825 May 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840. Autograph letter signed : Kensington, to Robert Balmanno, 1825 May 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883,. Autograph letter signed from John Payne Collier, Maidenhead, to Robert Balmanno Esq. [manuscript], 1861 January 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883,. Autograph letters signed and initialled from John Payne Collier to various people [manuscript], 1818-1882. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Balmanno, Robert. Papers, 1822-1859. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889,. Autograph letter signed from J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps, Brixton Hill, Surrey, to Robert Balmanno [manuscript], 1852 October 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ellis, Henry, Sir, 1777-1869. Autograph letter signed : "British Museum", to Robert Balmanno, 1827 Apr. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lewis Gaylord Clark corrspondence, 1833-1867 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Robert Balmanno correspondence, 1852-1868 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn George Clint letters to Robert Balmanno, 1820-1843 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. Papers, 1812-1889 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Flaxman, John, 1755-1826. Autograph letter in third person : Buckingham Street [London], to R. Balmanno, 1819 Apr. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912,. Letters regarding Shakespeare Mulberry Block, 1866-1884, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Crofton Croker, London, to various recipients [manuscript], 1850-1852. Folger Shakespeare Library
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Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Artists Benevolent Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Balmanno, Mary person
associatedWith Balmanno, Mary. person
correspondedWith Bell, John, 1811-1895, person
associatedWith Bradbury, William, 1800-1869. person
associatedWith Britton, John, 1771-1857. person
associatedWith Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844. person
associatedWith Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871. person
correspondedWith Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898, person
associatedWith Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873 person
associatedWith Clint, George, 1770-1854 person
correspondedWith Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883, person
associatedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857. person
correspondedWith Croker, Marianne, 1791 or 2-1854 person
correspondedWith Croker, T. F. Dillon (Thomas Francis Dillon), 1831-1912 person
correspondedWith Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854, person
associatedWith Daniell, Thomas, 1749-1840. person
correspondedWith Degen, Maria, fl. 1854 person
correspondedWith Douce, Francis, 1757-1834, person
associatedWith Ellis, Henry, Sir, 1777-1869. person
associatedWith Flaxman, John, 1755-1826. person
associatedWith Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912, person
correspondedWith Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, person
associatedWith Heath, Charles, 1785-1848. person
associatedWith Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. person
associatedWith Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. person
correspondedWith Irving, Washington, 1783-1859, person
associatedWith Jeffrey, William, 1812-1867. person
associatedWith Jones, George, 1786-1869. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830. person
correspondedWith Lemon, Robert, 1779-1835 person
associatedWith Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Sartain, John, 1808-1897. person
correspondedWith Shakespeare Society of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Wharncliffe, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-MacKenzie, Baron, 1776-1845. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Engraving--Collectors and collecting
Collectors and collecting--New York (State)--New York
Book collecting
Collectors and collecting
Nobility--Autographs
Autographs--Collectors and collecting
Occupation
Book collectors
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Birth 1780

Death 1861

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