Size: 0.3 Linear feet
Summary: The Emma Stebbins scrapbook measures 0.3 linear feet and dates from 1858 to 1882. Compiled by Stebbin's sister, Mary Stebbins Garland, the scrapbook includes artwork, biographical material, photographs, and printed material.
Mary Stebbins Garland was the sister of sculptor Emma Stebbins (1815-1882) who was active in Rome, Italy and New York City, New York. Stebbins was the first woman to receive a public arts commission from the City of New York and is known for Angel of the Waters on top of the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park.
Donated 1981 by Elizabeth Milroy, a relative of Stebbins.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.