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Sir [John Tyler Johnston, esq.]

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Sir [John Tyler Johnston, esq.]

Author: John Woodhouse Audubon (American, 1812 - 1862)

Date: November 5, 1861
Medium: pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
8 x 5 inches (20.3 x 12.7 cm)
Classification: Documentary Artifacts
Inscribed: 1801 B'Way Nov 5. 1861./ J T Johnston Esq/ Sir. (across top)
Signed: most respectfully/ J.W. Audubon (bottom)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.2.105.A
Accession Number: 1965.1.167.A
DescriptionPage one of a three page letter.
Provenance: John Woodhouse Audubon [1812-1862]; John Taylor Johnston [1870-1889]; by descent to his great-grandson William W. Appleton [1915-2014][1], New York, New York; purchased October 10, 1964 by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | 1. Letter from William W. Appleton to H.J. Lutcher Stark dated July 31 [1964] states that he found the letter with other receipts that belonged to his great-grandfather.
Exhibitions:
  • Drawn to Life: Audubon's Legacy
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