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Samuel Howes

 (1806 - 1881)
Samuel P. Howes was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Samuel Howes is known for portrait, working class genre, folk art.

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Samuel P. Howes

1806-1881



Samuel P. Howes, portrait painter, was probably born in Plympton, MA on June 25, 1806 and died of peritonitis in Lowell, MA on February 25,1881. He painted the every-day people of the greater Boston area — including Lowell mill girls and laborers. His career as a folk art painter of portraits, miniatures and landscapes flourished from 1829 to 1835 and, in subsequent years, Howes added daguerreotype miniatures, historical and non-historical subjects for economical purposes. Howes visited Lowell in 1835, at a time when the demand for painted portraits was in a decline due to the invention of the dagu   ...  Displaying 750 of 4652 characters.

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