One page letter on mat board dated Thursday, from Hiram Powers to a client, Henry W. Bellows in Florence, Italy. Powers writes that he will begin the bust on Friday and requests that Mr. Bellows sit for him on that day. A photograph of Hiram Powers is included with the letter.
Hiram Powers letter and photograph, circa 1850. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Hiram Powers (1805-1873) was an American sculptor.
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