Gilbert, John, 1817-1897

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British painter and watercolorist.

From the description of Letters, 1858-1878. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84155162

English historical painter.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Taylor, 1877 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270878581

John Gilbert was born in England about 1805, and came to the United States sometime before 1833,when he was living in Cortland,N.Y. In that year he removed to Oswego, N.Y., and thence to Detroit. In July, 1834, he went to Mt.Clemens. On Oct. 3, 1826, he had married Martha. Entries in his diary suggest that he was a carpenter by trade,but more interested in preaching and teaching. His wife conducted a private; school in Mt. Clemens for several years. (from Macomb Co. History. Dic. Am. Biog; John Gilbert Diary)

From the description of John Gilbert papers, 1833-1837 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 643078339

British historical painter and draughtsman.

From the description of Letter by Sir John Gilbert to Frederic Shields, 1886. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 79697104

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf White, Gilbert, of Selborne, 1720-1793. Autograph letter signed : Thomas Street [London], to his brother, John, 1777 Feb. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986,. Literary and historical letters and documents, [ca. 1661]-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hunt, Alfred, 1830-1896. Letters, ca. 1887-1896. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Walter Crane letters, 1889-1899. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Taylor, 1877 Nov. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : London, to George Wakeling, 1872 Mar. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John. John Gilbert papers, 1833-1837 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Publication agreement between Ainsworth and Chapman and Hall for his novel The constable of the tower : autograph document : Brighton, 1861 June 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John,. [Address and Presentation]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hickman, W. Frank. Letter, 1872 December 4 : Union Flat, Washington Territory, to Mr. and Mrs. John Gilbert, Ash Grove, Illinois. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Goodall, Frederick, 1822-1904. Letters, 1864-1877. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : to J.E. Millais, 1872 Jan. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn British Workman magazine, 1855-1892 Glasgow Caledonian University, Heatherbank Museum of Social Work
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : Dartford Heath, Kent, to an unidentified recipient, 1867 Dec. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Topham, Francis William, 1808-1877. F.W. Topham letters to John Gilbert and others, 1849-1872, undated. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to Edward Duncan, 1860 Aug. 28 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified friend, 1876 July 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Batchelor, W. H. Ali Baba, or, Morgiana and the forty thieves [collection] : a spectacular extravaganza in four acts / originated and designed by David Henderson ; words by Harry B. Smith, Franklyn W. Lee, and John Gilbert ; music by W.H. Batchelor. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] July 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, Benjamin. Release : to all people to whom these presents shall come ..., 1784 Jan. 25. Newberry Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : to J.E. Millais, [no year] Mar. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, J. J. Logging and railroad building on Puget Sound : Olympia, Washington : ms., 1878. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Theta Xi Fraternity (Cornell University). Theta Xi photographs, 1942-1950. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hall, Henry, ca. 1656-1707. Collection of sacred and secular songs by late 17th century composers [manuscript], ca. 1710. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897,. Autograph letters signed from Sir John Gilbert to various people [manuscript], 1853-1881. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Letter by Sir John Gilbert to Frederic Shields, 1886. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. Correspondence, 1838-1886. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Letters, 1858-1878. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letters signed (3) : London, to Mr. Blackburn, 1876 Apr. 4 and [no year]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Personal and family papers, ca. 1833-1930. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Batchelor, W. H. Ali Baba, or, Morgiana and the forty thieves [collection] [microform] : a spectacular extravaganza in four acts / originated and designed by David Henderson ; words by Harry B. Smith, Franklyn W. Lee, and John Gilbert ; music by W.H. Batchelor. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : London, to W.H. Davenport, [no year] Mar. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John. Suonare : for clarinet and tape / John Gilbert. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Gilbert, J. J. Hydrography of Columbia River : Cathlamet Point to head of Puget Island / surveyed by J.J. Gilbert, asst. and F. Westdahl, aid. ; U.S. Coast Survey, C.P. Patterson supdt. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : London, to Edwin A. Norbury, 1872 Nov. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881. Letters, [1829-1877?]. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820. Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1763-1830 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hall, S. C. (Samuel Carter), 1800-1889. Letters, 1827-1888. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Letters, [ca. 1868], England, to Mr. Dalziel. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letters signed (2) : London and [n.p.], to Mr. James, [no year] Dec. 26 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, J. J. Coast of Oregon between latitudes 45 32' and 45 39' including entrance to Tillamook Bay / J.J. Gilbert ; U.S. Coast Survey, Carlile P. Patterson, Supdt. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820. Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1763-1830 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889. Charles Mackay letter to John Gilbert, 1848 April 8. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Balfour, Eustace James Anthony, 1854-1912,. Letters of Eustace James Anthony Balfour, 1854-1937 (bulk 1880-1914). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Letters, 1887, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Theatre Passe Muraille Archives. John Gilbert, 1991 - company portrait. University of Guelph
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letters signed (4) : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1866 Sept. 20 and [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lowke, Richard, fl. 1595. Letter signed from Richard Lowke to Philip Henslowe [manuscript], ca. 1595. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Gilkes, 1875 June 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir. [A complete set of cuttings of illustrations contributed by Sir John Gilbert to the 'London journal,' c1837-50] The City of London Corporation, Corporation of London Libraries
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Autograph letters signed (5) : London, to Henry Bicknell, 1849 Apr. 12-1872 Apr. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert, John. [Frederick Charles Gilbert] / John Gilbert. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. person
associatedWith Balfour, Eustace James Anthony, 1854-1912, person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820. person
associatedWith Batchelor, W. H. person
associatedWith Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. person
correspondedWith Bicknell, Elhanan, 1788-1861 person
associatedWith Bicknell, Henry, person
associatedWith Blackburn, Mr, person
associatedWith Bowman, Amos. person
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Dalziel, George, 1815-1902, person
associatedWith Davenport, W. H., person
associatedWith Duncan, Edward, person
correspondedWith G. B. person
associatedWith George Routledge and Sons. corporateBody
associatedWith Gilbert, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Gilbert, Frederick Charles. person
associatedWith Gilkes, Mr, person
associatedWith Goodall, Frederick, 1822-1904. person
correspondedWith Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881. person
associatedWith Hall, S. C. (Samuel Carter), 1800-1889. person
correspondedWith Hickman, W. Frank. person
associatedWith Hunt, Alfred, 1830-1896. person
associatedWith Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. person
associatedWith James, Mr, person
associatedWith Lowke, Richard, fl. 1595. person
associatedWith Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889. person
associatedWith Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896, person
associatedWith Norbury, Edwin A., person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911, person
associatedWith S W Partridge & Co (publishers: fl.1850s-1960: London, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, Mr, person
associatedWith Theatre Passe Muraille Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Theta Xi Fraternity (Cornell University) corporateBody
correspondedWith Topham, Francis William, 1808-1877. person
associatedWith United States Coast Survey. corporateBody
associatedWith Wakeling, George, person
associatedWith Westdahl, Ferdinand. person
associatedWith White, Gilbert, of Selborne, 1720-1793. person
associatedWith W. W. G. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Oregon
Pacific Coast (Or.)
Washington (State)--Olympia
Great Britain
Columbia River
Michigan
Washington (State)--Puget Sound
Tacoma (Wash.)
Tillamook Bay (Or.)
Subject
Coasts--Maps
Clarinet music
Nautical charts
Artists--Correspondence
Baptists
Carpenters
Electronic music
Lumbering
Railroads
Occupation
Illustrator
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Birth 1817-07-21

Death 1897-10-05

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English

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