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Joseph Adams

 (1803 - 1880)
Joseph Alexander Adams was active/lived in New Jersey.  Joseph Adams is known for landscape, Bible illustrator-engraver.

Biography  
Joseph Adams


Known for his wood engravings as well as illustration, Joseph Adams was born at New Germantown, New Jersey and moving to New York City, was apprenticed to a printer for a short period of time. He taught himself wood engraving and did that as well as illustration, working in the city until 1847.

His best known work was the set of 1,600 illustrations for Harpers' illustrated Bible.

Source: "Dictionary of Artists in America" by George Groce and David Wallace



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About  Joseph Adams

Born:  1803 - New Germantown, New Jersey
Died:   1880 - Morristown, New Jersey
Known for:  landscape, Bible illustrator-engraver