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Negro Life at the South
Oil on linen
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Cowman's contracting firm, A. T. Cowman & Co., was located at 2 William Street, although he resided in Hyde Park, New York. Cummings was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design (1826), and author of the first history of that institution (1865).
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