James Herring autobiography, 1863

Herring, James, b. 1794 d. 1867
Painter, Engraver
Active in Paris, France; New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Herring's handwritten autobiography, March 13, 1863, accompanied by a typescript.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter and engraver; New York City. Born in London, moved to U.S. in 1805. Worked as teacher, distiller, librarian, gallery operator and painter. Died in Paris.

The donor, Mrs. Helen Adams, is the grand-daughter of Caroline Herring and the great-grand-daughter of James Herring.

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