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To "Dear Ames," presumably artist Joseph Alexander Ames, written from Newburgh, N.Y. Brown thanks Ames for drawing paper received, and makes additional requests for other supplies; he also invites him to "come up and make us a visit" [from New York City to Newburgh].
Henry Kirke Brown letter to Mr. Ames, 1867 June 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel D8 (frames 371-372) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Sculptor; New York City and New York State, Washington, D.C. Ames was a portrait and genre painter, New York, N.Y. Both members of the National Academy of Design.
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg. Feinberg was a long time friend and active donor to AAA.
Lives of American Artists
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