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Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889

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dates 1807–1889
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Portrait and miniature painter. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa. and studied art in Philadelphia under Edward Miles and Thomas Sully.

Upon his return to Pittsburgh, he was a proprietor of a museum and oversaw his own art gallery (Fourth and Market Streets in 1828).

He later spent many years as an officer of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before his death in Philadelphia.
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Archives of American Art James Reid Lambdin collection, 1831-1896. see details...
Archives of American Art Henry Kirke Brown papers, 1836-1893.
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Archives of American Art Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. see details...
American Art Archives Weitzel letter collection, 1863-1931.
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American Art Archives Mary, Xanthus, and Russell Smith family papers, 1826-1954. see details...
Archives of American Art Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. photograph collection, [ca. 1850]-1890.
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Archives of American Art Joseph Sill selected diaries, 1832-1854.
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National Portrait Gallery Library Artist File: Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889 see details...
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts The James R. Lambdin Pamphlet Collection, 1813–59 (10 volumes) see details...