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Peale, Rubens 1784-1865

Overview
Works: 57 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 165 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  History  Photographs  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Poetry  Exhibition catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E173,
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Most widely held works by Rubens Peale
Outlines of the life of Theodore Newell, and history of his inventions by Joseph Lancaster( Book )

2 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide through Peale's New-York Museum, and Gallery of the Fine Arts, Broadway, opposite the park, No. 252 by N.Y.) Peale's Museum (New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miscellaneous manuscripts by Alexandre Ricord( )

1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter dated 22 October 1820, Paris, to Rubens Peale in Philadelphia. Ricord consistently misspells Peale's first name "Ruben." He was employed in the laboratory at the Royal Museum of Natural History in Paris, and offered to exchange some specimens with Peale's Museum
New York, to Robert Gilmor by Rubens Peale( )

1 edition published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying he is unable to arrange a certain exhibition and mentioning the Siamese Twins
View on the Delaware by Rubens Peale( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Print shows a view of the Delaware River from an elevated vantage point with pine trees in the foreground, the Delaware River, and in the distance, pasture land and farm buildings
Selected Peale family papers by Peale family( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miscellaneous Peale related documents from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection. Included are: a report of the Committee of Councils on the use of Charles Willson Peale's windmill, Jan. 5, 1815; C.W. Peale's appeal to aid for a soldier; Rubens Peale memorial of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Museum, Oct. 25, 1821; and a register made by Franklin Peale of the medal dies of the U.S. Mint, with notes, 1841 (reel P29, fr. 5-31)
by Rubens Peale( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The volume contains correspondence and miscellany relating to family matters and to the New York museum (1826-1849), including the exchange of specimens. There are also 23 letters to Benjamin Franklin Peale about the Baltimore museum and its relations to the Philadelphia and New York museums. These letters mention Thomas Sully, Thomas Birch, Charles Willson Peale, and other Philadelphia artists. Other subjects mentioned are the physiognotrace, galvanic experiments, gasometers, balloons, Indians, and natural history
Outlines of the life of Theodore Newell, and history of his inventions. by Theodore Newell( Book )

2 editions published in 1824 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Memorandum's [sic] of Rubens Peale and the events of his life & c by Rubens Peale( )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is an autobiographical work and mainly discusses his father's museum in Philadelphia and his museum in Baltimore (collecting specimens, gas lighting, selling his collections). There are also anecdotes on prominent people of the time. There are notes in an unknown hand (perhaps Mary Jane Peale)
List of pictures painted by Rubens Peale at Riverside Farm by Rubens Peale( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rubens Peale diaries by Rubens Peale( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A daily journal covering the last ten years of Ruben Peale's life. Much of it concerns farm and family activities, but there are also many references to his still-life painting. Entries from April 1865 describe the news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination and funeral procession
List of pictures painted by Ruben Peale at Riverside Farm by Rubens Peale( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This volume contains a list of the subjects of 131 paintings, with dates and the names of the purchasers or those to whom the completed work was presented
Cabell family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection also contains account books, including one for tobacco sales, 1791-1792 and 1827-1845 that also contains miscellaneous accounts for Thomas Eston Randolph. Account book, ledger, memoranda book, and slave censuses for the Bolling family, 1796-1866, contain plantation records including crop lists, expenses, manager's wages, midwife accounts, slave hires and sales, and rations and clothing allotments for field hands with the note "All lost when freedom came." Estate papers of William C.R. Newburn, William Bolling administrator, 1835-1836, pertain to the sale of Newbern's slaves and includes names of slaves, purchasers and prices. There are also lists of taxable property, 1844 and 1862 that mention slaves; a note on the death of Anne Blaws Cocke Cabell and slave girl from diphtheria in 1862; an 1814 marriage indenture of William Newburn and Sarah Randolph, listing slaves; and an Hungarian Fund one dollar note, 1852
Peale's New-York Museum and Gallery of the Fine Arts: : in the Parthenon, 252 Broadway, opposite Park and City-hall by N.Y.) Peale's Museum (New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Rubens Peale( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This volume contains pencil sketches of landscapes, designs for cards, and figures
by Peale Family( )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These papers include two pages by Rubens Peale concerning landscapes, a notebook by Rembrandt Peale relating to the portrait of Washington, and a commonplace and recipe book, with sketches of gas lights
by Rubens Peale( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These are chiefly letters to members of his family on the business of the museums in Philadelphia, New York, and London. The letters of 1824 are press copies, chiefly to Charles Willson Peale and Benjamin Franklin Peale about the Baltimore museum
Two grouse in an underbrush of Laurel by Rubens Peale( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Oil on canvas, 19 1/4" x 27 1/4". Detroit Institute. #43.41"--Catalog
 
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Alternative Names
Rubens Peale

Rubens Peale Amerikaans kunstschilder (1784-1865)

Rubens Peale Painter from the United States

Languages
English (39)