Blair, John Insley, 1802-1899
type Collector
dates 1802-1899
city Blairstown
stateNJ
other citiesWarren County, NJ; Belvidere, NJ;
gender M
history John Insley Blair (1802-1899) was an art collector, capitalist, philanthropist, and railroad tycoon, of New Jersey.

Insley's collection includede Charles Willson Peale's portrait "George Washington at Princeton."
decades1840-1850
1850-1860
1860-1870
1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:17
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Princeton University
Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Blair Family Papers, 1843-1961 (bulk 1891-1910) ©2007 Princeton University Library see details...
Princeton University
Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons, 1786-2003 [Bulk, 1880s-1970s] ©2007 Princeton University Library see details...
Southern Methodist University
DeGolyer Library, Manuscript Collection
John Insley Blair papers, 1831-1898 see details...