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Ballard, James Franklin, 1851-1931

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role Collector Patron
dates 1851-1931
city St. Louis
stateMO
other citiesNew York, NY;
gender M
historical notes St Louis collector primarily known for his 17th century Oriental rugs. He was married to Bernice C. Ballard.

He donated rugs from his collection to the Metropolitan Art Museum, the City art museum of St Louis.
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1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
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University of Wisconsin, Madison Libraries
Ebling Library, Special collections
[James Franklin Ballard, biographical materials] see details...
Saint Louis Art Museum
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Papers of the James F. Ballard Rug Collection, 1904-1973. see details...
Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Edwin Atlee Barber Records, 1901-1916 see details...