Harriet Hosmer papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

One signed letter by Harriet Hosmer, dated May 30, 1865, offering to give her share of the proceeds of the sale of her sculpture Zenobia to the Chicago Sanitary Fair.

Biographical Historical Note

Harriet Hosmer was an American sculptor in marble who spent much of her career in Italy in the circle of American and English expatriate artists and writers.