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CHARLES CROMWELL INGHAM (1796—1863)

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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 564 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHARLES CROMWELL INGHAM (1796—1863), American artist, was born in Dublin, Ireland. He was a pupil of the Dublin Academy, emigrated to the United States at the age of twenty-one, and immediately became identified with the art life of that country, being one of the founders of the National Academy of New York in 1826 and its vice-president from 1845 to 1850. He painted portraits of the reigning beauties of New York and acquired considerable reputation, continuing to practise his profession until his death, in New York, on the loth of December 186 ~.
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