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Guide to the Emily Jackson Photograph Collection of Edouart's American Silhouette Portraits
 PR 101 PR 101

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 23, 2018
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Purchased on the Abbott Fund from Bernard Nevill Jackson, January 1953.

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Open to qualified researchers.

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Emily Jackson Photograph Collection of édouart's American Silhouette Portraits, PR 101, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections.

Related Material at the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society's museum holds original individual silhouettes by August édouart. Letters from Emily Jackson describing her collection can be found in the Society's archives. Copies of Jackson's and Vernay's sales catalogues, as well as Jackson's books on silhouettes, are available in the Society's Print Room and Library collections.