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Edwin W. Field Correspondence: Finding Aid
mssHM 42884-42939  
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Description
This collection consists of letters from various English artists primarily addressed to lawyer and amateur artist Edwin W. Field (1804-1871) or his son, Walter Field (also an artist). A few of the letters concern Field's attempts to establish an artistic copyright law.
Background
Edwin Wilkins Field (1804-1871) was a lawyer and amateur artist in England, where he worked for a measure for establishing artistic copyright. He was honored in 1863 by the Old Water-Colour Society, among whom he had a large acquaintance.
Extent
56 items in 1 box
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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