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Cecilia Viets Dakin Hamilton Jamison

 (1837 - 1909)
Cecilia Viets Dakin Hamilton Jamison was active/lived in Louisiana, Massachusetts / Canada.  Cecilia Viets Dakin Jamison is known for sketch artist, portrait painter, writer.

Biography   Cecilia Viets Dakin Hamilton Jamison


Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Cecilia Jamison became a portrait painter, writer of children's books and romance novels, and of scholarly articles for national periodicals.    She married George Hamilton in Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1860s, and then went alone for three years to study portrait painting in Rome, Italy. 

Returning to the United States, she set up studios in New York City and Boston, earning a living with her portrait commissions.   She also began having her writings published.

In 1878, she re-married, and her husband was Samuel Jamison.  The couple moved to Live Oak Plantation in Louisiana near Thibodaux, and from there she earned a distinguished reput   ...  Displaying 750 of 1192 characters.

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