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John Crookshanks King

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Portrait of J.Q. Adams by J.C. King, 1861; located in Faneuil Hall, Boston
Portrait of J.Q. Adams by J.C. King, 1861; located in Faneuil Hall, Boston

John Crookshanks King (1806–1882) was a Scotland-born sculptor in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 19th century. He created portraits of John Quincy Adams, Louis Agassiz, Robert Burns, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Horace Greeley, Walter Scott, Daniel Webster, Samuel B. Woodward and others.[1][2][3][4] Around 1852 he kept a studio in Boston's Tremont Temple.[5]

References

  1. ^ Black. Scotland's mark on America. NY: Scottish Section of "America's Making," 1921
  2. ^ "Smithsonian". Retrieved 2010-09-11.
  3. ^ "MFA Boston". Archived from the original on 2010-09-07. Retrieved 2010-09-11.
  4. ^ Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1
  5. ^ Destructive Fire. Boston Daily Atlas; Date: 04-01-1852
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