Sturgis, J. H. (John Hubbard), 1834-1888

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Architect. Partner in Bryant and Gilman (1861-1866) and principal designer with Charles Brigham (1866-1886). Introduced terra cotta into the design of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (Copley Square) in the 1880s. Clients included: Samuel Ward, Ogden Codman, Edward D. Boit, Jr., Henry Cabot Lodge, Edward N. Perkins, Hollis Hunnewell, Charles Sprague Sargent, Frederick L. Ames and Isabella Stewart Gardner.

From the description of Papers, 1853-1909. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41433877

American architect.

From the description of Journal and cash book, 1867-1871. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 660737445

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associatedWith Adams, Charles Frances. person
associatedWith Baring Brothers & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Beverly, William Roxby, ca. 1814-1889. person
associatedWith Boston Athenaeum corporateBody
associatedWith Brigham, Charles, 1841-1925. person
associatedWith Bryant, Gridley James Fox, 1816-1899. person
associatedWith Church of the Advent (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Codman, Robert. person
associatedWith Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson, 1831-1920. person
associatedWith Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876. person
associatedWith Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet), 1804-1889. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893. person
associatedWith Lane, Richard James, 1800-1872. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926. person
associatedWith Lowell, Edward Jackson. person
associatedWith Motley, John Lathrop, 1814-1877. person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Perkins, Edward N. person
associatedWith Perkins, Edward Newton, 1820-1899. person
associatedWith Scott, R. H. Montagu Douglas. person
associatedWith Seymour, May, d. 1921. person
associatedWith South Kensington Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Stamford Terra Cotta Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. person
associatedWith Sturges family. family
associatedWith Sturgis and Brigham (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Sturgis family. family
associatedWith Sturgis, Frances Anne Codman. person
associatedWith Sturgis, Gertrude S. person
associatedWith Sturgis, Henry Parkman. person
associatedWith Sturgis, Howard. person
associatedWith Sturgis, Julian Russell. person
associatedWith Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Sturgis, Russell. person
associatedWith Violett-le-Duc, Eugene-Emmanuel, 1814-1879. person
associatedWith Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1834-1905. person
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Jamaica Plain (Boston, Mass.)
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Birth 1834-08-05

Death 1888-02-14

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