Letter from Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, undated
Letter from Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, inventor and sculptor, discussing family news and possible travel.
- Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908 (Person)
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Materials in English.
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The collection consists of one letter from Harriet Goodhue Hosmer to "Aunt Debby," dated May 12, in which Hosmer writes about family news, including her father, and possible travel. The letter was written from Watertown, Massachusetts, before 1862.
Sculptor and inventor, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (1830-1908) was a native of Watertown, Massachusetts, studied anatomy, and spent much of her life in Rome, where she was at first the pupil of the English sculptor, John Gibson. Her works were exhibited and purchased in England and the United States. For further information, see Harriet Hosmer, Letters and Memories, edited by Cornelia Crow Carr(1912);Notable American Women (1971); and Hosmeriana: A Guide to Works by and about Harriet G. Hosmer, by Joseph L. Curran (1975).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 537
This letter of Harriet Goodhue Hosmer was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from Paul C. Richards in January 1963.
Processed: August 2021
By: Paula Aloisio
Updated and additional description added: February 2023
By: Cat Lea Holbrook
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