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David Croal Thomson papers, 1879-1931

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Finding aid for the David Croal Thomson papers, 1879-1931

Title: David Croal Thomson papers
Dates: 1879-1931
Number: 910126
Creator/Collector: Thomson, David Croal, 1855-1930
Extent: 4.75 linear feet (circa 3100 items)
Abstract: English art dealer and writer, Thomson (1855-1930) worked at or managed several major galleries in London and edited the Art Journal. The papers primarily contain professional and personal correspondence. Letters to and from leading artists and social figures trace artistic trends and tastes as well as Thomson's growing stature in London society. Personal correspondence consists largely of letters between members of Thomson's family. The collection includes a small number of clippings, itineraries, and ephemera.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rose Lachman.


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