George A. Plimpton collection of portraits, ca. 1550-1920.

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Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936,. George A. Plimpton collection of portraits, ca. 1550-1920.

George A. Plimpton collection of portraits, ca. 1550-1920.

Primarily oil portraits of 18th century literary figures.

40 items.

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Evelyn, John, 1620-1706

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Evelyn was an English diarist. From the description of Papers, 1650-1704. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122613646 From the guide to the Papers, 1650-1704., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English diarist. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : [n.p.], to [Thomas Tension], 1680 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531563 From the description of Autograph signature cut from ...

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Sandys, Frederick, 1829-1904

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Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618

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More, Thomas, 1565-1625

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Hogarth, William, 1697-1764

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William Hogarth was a British painter and engraver. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca. 1750-ca. 1820]. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122370890 Epithet: RC Bishop of Hexham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x00038e British painter and engraver. From the description of Draft manuscript, ca. 1753. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83983462 Epithet: fish...

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816

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Dramatist and Parliamentary leader. From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : Dublin Castle, to Edmond Malone 1785 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662003 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Mr. Elliston, the actor, 1795 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662070 From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : to R.W. Elliston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661995 Ep...

Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771

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British poet. From the description of Collection of notebooks containing Thomas Gray's notes on his reading, a catalog of his library, and a copy of his will : [England], 1740s-1770. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612342648 From the description of Autograph notes on Lysias and Isocrates, 1747 Mar. 20-1748 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508038 From the description of Autograph notes on Thucydides and Xenophon : [England], [174-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat recor...

Ames, Blanche

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Blanche Ames (1878-1969, Smith College Class of 1899) married Oakes Ames in 1901. Oakes Ames (1874-1950, Harvard University Class of 1898) was a botanist, professor at Harvard and head of Harvard's Botanical Museum. Blanche became his chief illustrator for his extensive work in the classification of orchids. Blanche was an accomplished artist, historian, inventor and champion of woman's suffrage and birth control. From the description of [Christmas cards], 1939-1950 / Blanche Ames, O...

Foxe, John, 1516-1587

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Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936

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George A. Plimpton (1855-1936) was a member of the first Board of Trustees of Barnard College. He served as Treasurer from 1893 until his death. Plimpton was the primary fundraiser for Barnard. He was born at Walpole, Mass. After graduating Amherst College, he moved to New York where he worked as a salesman for Ginn and Heath, textbook publishers. In 1914 he became head of the firm. His interest in education and textbooks led him to establish a collection of textbooks dating from the middle ages...

Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Dr. [Edward] Young, 1749 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617487 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Thomas Sheridan, 1758 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617492 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to "Madam" [Frances Grainger], 1748 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617481 From the description of Autograph lette...

Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680

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English satirist. From the description of Commonplace Book, [ca. 1640-1675]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591840 ...

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

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The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757

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Colley Cibber was an actor, playwright, stage manager, and poet laureate. From the description of Colley Cibber letter to Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington, 1747 June 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 37290455 ...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...