George Winter Papers
3 folders

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, March 2007

Biographical Note:

George Winter was born in Portsea, England on June 10, 1810. He attended the National Academy of Design for three years before immigrating to America in 1830. He settled in Logansport, Indiana in 1836. In 1840, he married Mary Squier and together they had two children. Winter worked as a portrait artist and is most noted for his paintings of early Indiana settlement and landscapes. George Winter died on February 1, 1876 in Lafayette, Indiana.

Banta, Ray E., comp. Indiana Authors and their Books, 1816-1916. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College, 1949.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains copies of an autobiography and papers concerning the life and artwork of George Winter. There is also an announcement of George Winterís annual distribution of paintings sent to Hon. Horace P. Biddle of Lafayette, Indiana

Item Listing:

Folder 1Papers

1854 Dec. 30	Announcement of George Winterís annual distribution of paintings

Folder 2Autobiography, 1873

1873	               Autobiography written for Winterís daughter
1873	               The autobiography written for Winterís daughter with footnotes

Folder 3Papers

undated            	ďThe Deaf Mans VillageĒ
undated	                Winterís Journal to Lake Keewaunee
undated	                Winterís Journal written at Logansport
undated	                Notes about paintings done by Winter

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

3 folders

Collection Dates:



Herron Art Institute

Access: This collection is open for research.



Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are entirely in English

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