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Elkins, William L. (William Lukens), 1832-1903

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role Collector
dates 1832-1903
city Philadelphia
statePA
gender M
historical notes Art collector, capitalist and public utility executive of Philadelphia. Elkins' collection was left to the Philadelphia Museum of Art after the death of his son George W Elkins who was also a collector of art.

Mrs. William L. Elkins lent the following artwork to the Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909:
Still Life - Abraham van Beyerens (now at Philladelphia art museum).
Wooded Road - Meindert Hobbema
Barnyard Scene - Paulus Potter
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1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
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see also:
Rice, Eleanore Elkins