Irene Rose Smillie visual arts collection
Collection number: ahc.VIS210
Scope and Content
This collection contains cased portraits of family members of Irene Rose Smillie. There are images of Smillie's immediate family including her parents, sisters, and brother. There are also images of her mother's family including Smillie's grandfather, aunt, uncle, and cousin. The collection also contains photographs of Gibraltar, taken by Smillie during cruises across the Atlantic Ocean in 1911, as well as two watercolors painted by Smillie.
- approximately 1850-1915, undated
- L. Judson and Company (Newark, N.J.) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Irene Rose Smillie (b. 1871) was born in Savannah, Georgia, to Robert Thomas Smillie (1829-1900) of New York and Harriet F. (Crandell) Smillie (1833-1883) of New Jersey. She had two sisters, Harriet Anna (1853-1935) and Ellen Westall (1851-1934), and a brother, Frank Chester (1855-1926). Her mother, Harriet F. (Crandell) Smillie, was the daughter of Nehemiah S. Crandall (b. 1806) and had a brother, Edward S. Crandell, and sister, Ann S. (Crandall) Tupman (b. 1834). Ann S. Crandall married William L. Tupman (b. 1829) in 1855, and they had a son, Edward T. Tupman (1855-1892). Irene graduated from Washington Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia, and studied art at the School of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. She was a member of the City Federation of Women's Clubs of Atlanta, the Reviewers Study Club, Washington Seminary Alumnae, as well as St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Additional biographical information about Irene Rose Smillie has not been determined.
24 image(s) (eight ambrotypes, eight daguerreotypes, one carte de visite, five photographs, and two watercolors)
System of Arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was re-processed in 2012.
- Irene Rose Smilie visual arts collection
- Laura Starratt
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- Finding aid is written in English.