New York’s painter of “cheery street urchins” | Ephemeral New York


When John George Brown immigrated from England to New York in 1853, he was a struggling portrait painter making a living as a glass cutter. [“The Gang,” 1894] Brown made his way to Broo…

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20 thoughts on “New York’s painter of “cheery street urchins” | Ephemeral New York

    1. It’s the only way you’ll find me coming close to teaching – it’s something I run screaming from. You should have seen my face when careers advisors suggested teaching drama instead of acting! Keep smiling and have a glorious week! xx

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