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Hiram Powers letter and photograph, circa 1850

Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873



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Summary: One page letter on mat board dated Thursday, from Hiram Powers to a client, Henry W. Bellows in Florence, Italy. Powers writes that he will begin the bust on Friday and requests that Mr. Bellows sit for him on that day. A photograph of Hiram Powers is included with the letter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hiram Powers (1805-1873) was an American sculptor.


Provenance unknown.

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Hiram Powers letter and photograph, circa 1850. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.