Ames, Sarah Fisher, 1817-1901

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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

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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
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associatedWith Ames, Joseph, 1816-1872. person
associatedWith Ames, R. F. person
associatedWith Benham, W., person
associatedWith Burnside, J. O. P. person
associatedWith Carter, Artemas, person
associatedWith Douglas, John, 1826?- person
associatedWith Elliot, William, person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Kebler, John, person
associatedWith King, Rufus, 1755-1827. person
associatedWith Koehler, S. R. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, President, United States, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887. person
associatedWith Moses, H. H. person
associatedWith Peabody, George, 1795-1869, person
associatedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. person
associatedWith Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph P. person
associatedWith Thorpe, Thomas Bangs, 1815-1878. person
associatedWith Waite, Charles, 1824-1909. person
associatedWith Ware, Horace, 1812-1890. person
associatedWith Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887, person
associatedWith Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894. person
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United States
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United States--Art--Civil War, 1861-1865
Artists--19th century
Women artists--19th century
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Birth 1817

Death 1901

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