Ames, Sarah Fisher, 1817-1901Alternative names
Boston artist known for her busts of Abraham Lincoln and Governor John A. Andrew of Massachusetts. Her work for the cause of the Union during the Civil War was personally acknowledged by President Lincoln. Widow of portrait and genre artist, Joseph Alexander Ames (1816-1872). Her daughter was a musician and her son, F.R. Ames, was captain of the 8th. infantry in Cuba.
From the description of Papers, [ca. 1860-1879]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480489
|creatorOf||Ames, Sarah Fisher, 1817-1901. Papers, [ca. 1860-1879].||Brown University, John Hay Library|
|referencedIn||Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk).||Houghton Library|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|United States--Art--Civil War, 1861-1865|
|Women artists--19th century|