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Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845

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role Collector
dates 1805-1845
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Philadelphia publisher (Carey & hart), art collector and a president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine arts. Carey collected both English and American paintings.

Philadelphia, PA.
Carey is discussed in Frederick Baekeland's "Collectors of American Painting, 1813-1913," American Art Review, 3, Nov.-Dec. 1976.

The Carey Collection lent 6 paintings to the First Chronological Exhibition of American Art, 1872.

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1820-1830
1930-1940
1840-1850
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New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Rm 328
William Gilmore Simms collection of papers, [1839]-[1869?] (Humanities- Berg Collection) see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Joseph Sill selected diaries, 1832-1854.
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Thomas Cole papers, 1821-1863. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Selected art related letters from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection, 1760-1935. see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
Carey, Lea & Blanchard Correspondence, 1823-1849. see details...
University of Pennsylvania
Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
Henry Charles Carey (1793-1879) Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1825-1865, n.d. see details...

see also:
Lea, M. Carey (Mathew Carey), 1823-1897
Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886
Carey, William Paulet