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John Ames Mitchell

 (1844 - 1918)
John Ames Mitchell was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  John Mitchell is known for magazine illustration and owner, architecture, painting, writing.

Biography   John Ames Mitchell

John Ames Mitchell (1844-1918) was a publisher, architect, artist and novelist. He was regarded as a Renaissance man who kept to himself but influenced many. A Harvard University educated architect who studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1883, he co-founded Life magazine with Andrew Miller.

Serving as president, Mitchell held a 75 percent interest in the magazine with the remainder by Miller in his job as secretary-treasurer. Both men retained their holdings until their deaths. Much more like today's New Yorker than the Life of the later 20th century, Mitchell's magazine discovered and encouraged many fine writers and artists at the turn of the century, such as Charles Dana Gibso   ...  Displaying 750 of 2009 characters.

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