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Longworth, Joseph

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role Collector
dates 1813-1884
city Cincinnati
sex M
historical notes Joseph Longworth was an art collector. After his death in 1884, his collection went to his son, Nicholas Longworth.

J. Longworth was the son of real estate millionaire and horticulturist, Nicholas Longworth, 1782-1863.

According to The Art Treasures of America, Longworth owned works by A. Achenbach, L. Chialiva, N. De Keyser, Hans. Gude, L. Knaus, B. C. Koekkoek, Carl Kunz, C. F. Lessing, J. Ribera, and W. Riefstahl.
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Cincinnati Historical Society Library
Longworth family papers, 1836-1949 (bulk 1880-1925). see details...
Library of Congress

Manuscript Division
Papers of Alexander Ferguson Anderson, 1857-1948. see details...

see also:
Longworth, N. (Nicholas), 1782-1863
Longworth, Nicholas, 1869-1931