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Inventory of the Edwin Wilkins Field Papers, 1828-1899
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Collection of letters from various artists, mostly addressed to Edwin Wilkins Field, with some addressed to his son Walter Field who was also an artist. A few of the letters concern Field's efforts to pass some kind of measure ensuring artistic copyright.
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.
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