in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 4301 words.
Eakins, Thomas Cowperthwait (25 July 1844–25 June 1916), artist and teacher, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Benjamin Eakins, a writing master, and Caroline Cowperthwait....
in Oxford Art Online
P ublished online February 2011 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art Education; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 855 words.
Fund-raising events organized by Sanitary Commissions in various cities from 1863 to 1865 in aid of the Union army. The fairs included some of the most influential public displays of...