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Gardner, Alexander (1821–82)

Ann Lee Morgan

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Second edition


Published online May 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191807671

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Known especially for images of the Civil War and its aftermath, he also documented the West and created notable portraits. Born in Paisley, Scotland, as a young man he worked as a jeweler in Glasgow. Drawn to literature and issues of social welfare, he became a follower of utopian socialist ...

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Subjects: Art

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