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Colton, David Douty, 1832-1878

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role Collector
dates 1832-1878
city San Francisco
gender M
historical notes Collector and railroad official, he was married to Ellen M Colton.

After his death his house was purchased by another collector, C. P. Huntington, San Francisco, CA.

According to The Art Treasures of America, Colton owned works by E. Benner, W. A. Bouguereau, C. Brillouin, H. J. Burgers, Cautineau, C. Coumant, H. P. Delaunoy, T. Frère, G. Guay, A. Guerra, J. Hamilton, W. Martin, L. Mecklenberg, M. Muhlig, F. Ortleib, J. Richomme, E. F. W. Roegge, H. Ronner, E. A. Sain, H. Schaeffels, Harry Thompson, A. Tripet, J. H. F. Van Lerius, E. Verboeckhoven, E. Zimmerman.

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Syracuse University Libraries
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Collis Potter Huntington Papers, 1797-1904. see details...
University of California, Berkeley
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David Douty Colton papers.
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University of California, Berkeley
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Views of San Francisco mansions and streets, ca. 1875-ca. 1889 (issued) see details...