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Edward Augustus Brackett collection
Two signed letters by Edward Augustus Brackett, one, dated Sept. 27, 1839, regarding a petition to the citizens of Cincinnati to raise funds to purchase Brackett’s sculpture Nydia the Blind Girl of Pompeii; the other, dated Nov. 27, 1839, regarding Brackett’s completed busts of M. M. Noah and A. G. Goldsmith.
Biographical Historical Note
Edward Augustus Brackett was a portrait sculptor born in Vassalboro, Maine, who worked in Cincinnati, New York, and Boston.