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Nye, Gideon, 1812-1888

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role Collector
dates 1812-1888
city Dartmouth
stateMA
other citiesNorth Fairhaven, MA; Canton, China;
gender M
historical notes Gideon Nye, Jr. was an art collector and businessman involved in the East Indian/Chinese trade.

Nye collected 15th and 16th century Italian Renaissance Paintings, 16th century Italian Renaissance Engravings, 17th and 18th century European Baroque Paintings and Engravings.
decades
of activity
1840-1850
1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
websitehttp://books.google.com/books?id=Ba0aAAAAYAAJ&dq=%22gideon%20nye%22&lr&num=100&as_brr=1&pg=PA23#v=onepage&q&f=false
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Nye Family Papers, 1772-1965 (MSS 26) see details...
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