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John Cheney

 (1801 - 1885)
John Cheney was active/lived in Connecticut, California.  John Cheney is known for Engraving.

Biography   John Cheney


Born in South Manchester, CT on Oct. 20, 1801. By 1829 Cheney had a studio in Boston and in 1833 went to Europe to study art. He traveled widely doing engravings for publishers and was in California during 1872-74. He died in his native city on Oct. 20, 1885. Exh: Artists Fund Society (Philadelphia), 1837; PPIE, 1915 (engravings).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace).

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