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Henry Kirke Brown letter to Mr. Ames, 1867 June 4

Brown, Henry Kirke, b. 1814 d. 1886
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: 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].

Biographical/Historical Note: 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.

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