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Carey, William Paulet

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role Collector Artist Dealer/Gallery Scholar/Critic/Expert
dates 1759-1839
city Philadelphia
sex M
historical notes William Paulet Carey was an Irish writer, art collector, painter, engraver and art dealer who lived in Philadelphia ca. 1836-38.

Part of Carey's collection was sold May 293, 1938 via Philadelphia auction house, M. Thomas & Son. His collection included paintings, drawings and prints from the Italian, French, Dutch, Flemish and Spanish Schools.

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Archives/Repository Collection Title Collection Details
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
William Carey book see details...
British Library
British Records Association Collection. Vol. IX (ff. 276). General correspondence; 1730-1918, n.d. see details...

see also:
Lea, M. Carey (Mathew Carey), 1823-1897