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Brush, Charles Francis, 1849-1929

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dates 1849–1929
city Cleveland
stateOH
other citiesEuclid Township, Cuyahoga County, OH;
gender M
historical notes Art collector, Charles F. Brush, Sr. (1849-1929) was a pioneer in the commercial development of electricity. His economical arc light system revolutionized the light industry in the 1880s.

Brushes collection included work by George Inness, Armand SĂ©guin, and work attributed to Gustave Courbet.
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1880-1890
1890-1900
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Case Western Reserve University Charles F. Brush Papers, 1842-1967 see details...
Western Reserve Historical Society William Ganson Rose Papers, 1920-1961. see details...
Western Reserve Historical Society Brush Foundation records, 1928-1995 (1965-1990). see details...
Western Reserve Historical Society Charles F. Brush photographs, ca. 1870-1975 [graphic]. see details...
The Cleveland Museum of Art Records of the Director's Office: Frederic Allen Whiting, 1913-1930 see details...