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Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827

Overview
Works: 677 works in 986 publications in 2 languages and 18,077 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sources  History  Juvenile works  Archives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Catalogs and collections  Exhibition catalogs  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Honoree, Composer, Artist
Classifications: ND237.P27, 759.13
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Most widely held works about Charles Willson Peale
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Willson Peale
The ingenious Mr. Peale : painter, patriot, and man of science by Janet Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrates the life of the early American portrait painter who established the first public picture gallery in America and who pursued numerous other interests including natural history. This very readable book presents Peale in the context of America in his time. Peale's involvement in the Revolutionary War and also his excavation of a mastodon for his museum are just two of the fascinating parts of this book. The pages are full of wonderful black-and-white prints of Peale's work, including portraits of the many famous people he knew
New perspectives on Charles Willson Peale : a 250th anniversary celebration ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Willson Peale : art and selfhood in the early republic by David C Ward( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It links the artist's autobiography to his painting, illuminating the man, his art, and his times. Peale emerges for the first time as that particularly American phenomenon: the self-made man."
Introduction to a course of lectures on natural history Delivered in the University of Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 1799. By Charles W. Peale. [Three lines from Petrie] by Charles Willson Peale( )
20 editions published between 1799 and 1971 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Americanischer Stadt und Land Calender auf das 1788ste Jahr Christi ( )
7 editions published in 1787 in German and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epistle to a friend on the means of preserving health, promoting happiness, and prolonging the life of man to its natural period by Charles Willson Peale( Book )
13 editions published between 1803 and 1975 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guide to the Philadelphia Museum by Charles Willson Peale( Book )
8 editions published between 1804 and 1806 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paintings by the Peale family : Cincinnati Art Museum, October 1 to October 31, 1954 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to a course of lectures on natural history by Charles Willson Peale( Book )
3 editions published in 1800 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientific and descriptive catalogue of Peale's Museum by Pa.) Peale's Museum (Philadelphia( )
17 editions published between 1796 and 1976 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Address delivered by Charles W. Peale, to the corporation and citizens of Philadelphia, on the 18th day of July, 1816, in Academy Hall, Fourth Street by Charles Willson Peale( Book )
5 editions published in 1816 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essay, to promote domestic happiness by Charles Willson Peale( Book )
6 editions published in 1812 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essay on building wooden bridges by Charles Willson Peale( )
9 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American natural history Part 1. - Mastology by John D Godman( Book )
3 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guide to the Philadelphia Museum. Admittance 25 cents by Pa.) Peale's Museum (Philadelphia( Book )
6 editions published between 1805 and 1806 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of George Washington by Jared Sparks( Book )
2 editions published in 1844 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features "The Life of George Washington," a biography by David Ramsay that was published eight years after Washington's death. Notes that Ramsay was a contemporary of Washington, the first president of the United States. Includes images of a portrait of George Washington and a photograph of the original book. Offers access to chapters from the book
Discourse introductory to a course of lectures on the science of nature : with original music, composed for, and sung on, the occasion. by Charles Willson Peale( )
10 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Willson Peale
Peale, Charles Wilson
Peele, Charles Wilson
Languages
English (230)
German (7)
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