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Jehu Brainard

 (mid 19th century)
Jehu Brainard was active/lived in Ohio.  Jehu Brainard is known for engraving and drawing, teaching.

Biography   Jehu Brainard

An engraver and drawing teacher, Jehu Brainard was a teacher of perspective drawing from 1849 to 1859 in Cleveland, where he was also a, lecturer on geology.  He was politically active in the Free Soil, anti-slavery party.

From 1853 to 1859 he and William Burridge were partners in the engraving firm of Brainard & Burridge.

"Note: a John Brainerd was listed in the 1850 Census as an engraver, age 46, living in Cleveland with his wife, Lucy, age 38, and daughter Lucy, age 10; all were natives of Ohio. It is very possible that Jehu Brainard and John Brainerd are the same man. "

Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art

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