Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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Allston was an American artist and author.

From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604

From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American artist and poet.

From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503

American writer and artist.

From the description of Letter, Cambridgeport, Mass. to Chester Harding, 1841 Nov. 30. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 123163425

Allston was an American painter of portraits and historical, religious and allegorical subjects. He attended Harvard University and then went to Europe to study between 1800-1808, and again between 1811-1818. Allston spent the remainder of his life in Cambridge, MA where he produced little work but influenced many of his contemporaries.

From the description of Papers, 1818-1843. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122397597

American artist and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge Port, to D.H. Williams, 1841 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131500

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge Port, to Congressman Leonard Jarvis, 1834 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131499

From the description of Sonnet on the late Samuel Taylor Coleridge : Cambridge Port, Massachusetts : manuscript, [183-?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 54750072

Artist and author.

From the description of Washington Allston correspondence, 1818-1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449378

The American painter Washington Allston began his artistic career in England. In 1818 he was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in London, and honorary member of the American Academy of the Fine Arts in New York.

From the description of Letter to William Collins, 1818 Aug. 23. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78132488

American poet and painter.

From the guide to the Washington Allston letters, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Washington Allston received his A.B. from Harvard in 1800.

From the description of [Student themes] , 1799. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072617

American painter.

From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84215340

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creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Letter, n.d. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Josiah B. Chaney and family papers, 1792-1917. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859. Letters, 1832 December 29-1846 December 3, London, to George Ticknor, London and Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Washington Allston letter fragment, 1818 Mar. 2. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Warren, Susan Powell Mason, d. 1841. Papers, 1818-1880. Massachusetts Historical Society
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creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Papers, 1815-1842. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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referencedIn Hawthorne family. Hawthorne family papers, 1825-1929. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge Port, to D.H. Williams, 1841 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
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creatorOf Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. Wordsworth poem and note, 1839? Cornell University Library
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creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Poem : "When first I gazed, Dear Julie ... ", 1829 August 22. University of Rhode Island Library, Kingston, University Library
referencedIn Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. Letter : Boston, to Gulian C. Verplanck, Fishkill, N.Y., 1818 Dec. 3. Boston Athenaeum
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referencedIn Allston, Washington, 1779-1843 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-. Lloyd Goodrich papers, 1863-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
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creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Letter, Cambridgeport, Mass. to Chester Harding, 1841 Nov. 30. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Papers, 1818-1843. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Letter to William Collins, 1818 Aug. 23. Getty Research Institute
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referencedIn Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. Letter : Rydal Mount, Ambleside, to Joseph Cottle, 1843 Nov. 24. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Duveen, Albert. Albert Duveen art reference files, [ca. 1831-1950]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Letter, 1830 March 31, Cambridgeport, Mass., to Professor Ticknor, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
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creatorOf Bates, Joshua, 1776-1854. Mathematics notebook : manuscript, [ca. 1798] Harvard University, Houghton Library
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referencedIn Chaney, Josiah Blodget, 1828-1908. Josiah B. Chaney and family papers, 1792-1917. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872. Samuel Finley Breese Morse papers, 1793-1944 (bulk 1807-1872). Library of Congress
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referencedIn Chambers, Eunice, d. ca. 1971. Papers, 1930-1967. Winterthur Library
referencedIn New England man's travel diary, 1831. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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referencedIn Samuel Finley Breese Morse Papers, 1793-1944, (bulk 1807-1872) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Richardson, Constance, 1905-. Constance Richardson letters from E.P. Richardson and others, 1935-1957. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. Thomas Cole papers, 1821-1863. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Miscellaneous ms. letters in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-. E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson papers, 1893-1994. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cogdell, John S. (John Stevens), 1778-1847. Diaries and letter books, 1808-1841. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Sonnet on the late Samuel Taylor Coleridge : Cambridge Port, Massachusetts : manuscript, [183-?]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Papers, 1815-1842. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn White, John Blake, 1781-1859. John Blake White papers, 1800-1844. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
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creatorOf Allston, Washington, 1779-1843. Letters II, 1834-1837. Massachusetts Historical Society
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Birth 1779-11-05

Death 1843-07-09

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