Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)

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Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)
Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)
Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)
Title
Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)
Date 
1878
Medium 
Oil on millboard
Dimensions 
frame: 26 3/4 x 36 x 4 in. (67.9 x 91.4 x 10.2 cm)image: 14 3/4 x 24 in. (37.5 x 61 cm)board: 15 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. (3
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. Charles A. Lamb
Object Number 
1893.2
Marks 
signature and date: lower right: "C. A. Fassett 1878"
Gallery Label 
Martha Joanna Nash, the daughter of Arvin and Lucinda (Vinton) Nash, was born in Plainfield, Massachusetts. She married Charles A. Lamb in 1852 and lived in Chicago was the next fourteen years. She moved to New York in 1866 and embarked on a literary career, writing many short stories for magazines as well as a novel, "Spicy," which was published in 1873. However, her 2-volume "History of the City of New York" (1877-81) was her first work to win wide acclaim.
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Creative: Tronvig Group