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Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889

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role Artist Dealer/Gallery Collector
dates 1807-1889
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Portrait and miniature painter. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa. and studied art in Philadelphia under Edward Miles and Thomas Sully.

Upon his return to Pittsburgh, he was a proprietor of a museum and oversaw his own art gallery (Fourth and Market Streets in 1828).

He later spent many years as an officer of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before his death in Philadelphia.
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
James Reid Lambdin collection, 1831-1896. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Henry Kirke Brown papers, 1836-1893.
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. see details...
American Art Archives
Weitzel letter collection, 1863-1931.
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American Art Archives
Mary, Xanthus, and Russell Smith family papers, 1826-1954. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. photograph collection, [ca. 1850]-1890.
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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Joseph Sill selected diaries, 1832-1854.
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National Portrait Gallery Library
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Artist File: Lambdin, James Reid, 1807-1889 see details...
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Archives
The James R. Lambdin Pamphlet Collection, 1813–59 (10 volumes) see details...