Almira Sarah Ives Burnham
(1840 - 1932)
Almira Sarah Ives Burnham was active/lived in Illinois, Massachusetts. Almira Burnham is known for floral still life painting, china painting and miniatures.
Biography Almira Sarah Ives Burnham
Following is a catalogue exhibition essay by Tona Schenck, McLean County Historical Society, October 1987:
The McLean County Historical Society of Illinois is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibit of paintings of Mrs. Almira S. Burnham (1840-1932). In her time she was noted for her still-lifes, landscapes, china painting, and miniatures. The majority of her works were oil paintings, but we offer an example of her watercolors as well. Included in this exhibit is the only portrait known to be by her hand, and the shawl that Mrs. Burnham wore when she accompanied her cousin, opera singer Maria Litta, on one of her European performance tours. Many of the paintings in this exhibit have come out of the parlors of McLean County, but
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