Sutcliffe Maudsley portraits

Sutcliffe Maudsley portraits

Dates: 1844

Pen-and-ink portraits of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his brother, Hyrum Smith (1800-1844). The items have been framed for possible display. The portraits may have been cut from something larger. The items were signed at the bottom of each picture and were dated 1844. Collection also includes digital scans of the items on compact disc.

  • Extent: 2 items (2 p.)
  • Creator: Maudsley, Sutcliffe, 1809-1881
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 787
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use digital scans.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Sutcliffe Maudsley portraits must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 787; Sutcliffe Maudsley portraits; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 787, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were found at the back of "Autobiography and Poems of George Washington Johnson" (MSS 189).
Subject Terms
Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844--Portraits; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844--Portraits; Images; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Portraits
Genre / Form
Compact discs; Portraits
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Maudsley (Sutcliffe) portraits
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-09-14T04:12-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Sutcliffe Maudsley (1809-1881) was an English designer and profilist who visited Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1844.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts