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"American Artists in Rome," Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, Feb 1869

1869. Lippincott. American Artists in Rome.pdf
The article starts with a graphic description of the Piazza di Spagna in a first-person plural narrative. It further includes passages on pieces of art in the studios that Brewster visited, buyers of portraits, reasons for purchases, the historical…

"Letter from Rome," Boston Daily Advertiser, April 29, 1871

Brewster, Anne. Letter from Rome. Boston Daily Advertiser, 29 Apr. 1871. - cf. Item 257, but too early.pdf
Brewster appears as the "regular correspondent" from the Boston Daily Advertiser contributing one of her letters from Rome. The article lists members of the deputation, describes architectural sites in Rome, gives an account of archeological…

"Miss Brewster," [New York Observer], [1881]

ABP 20 25 article on AB.pdf
The author describes Anne Brewster as a "well-known literary person[]" and a woman of "republican simplicity and cordiality" whose Monday afternoon receptions also attract "titled acquaintances."Brewsters work as a foreign correspondent has gained…

"American Artists in Rome," Mineral Point Tribune, July 20, 1871

1871 American artists in Rome.pdf
This reprint from the Boston Advertiser informs the public about the travels of American artists living in Rome. More reprints of this article can be found here, for instance. Credit Chronicling America

Obituary, Baltimore Sun, April 19, 1892

1892. Baltimore Sun. Obituary.pdf
The article praises Brewster as a foreign correspondent of "rare accomplishments" with a much-frequented home in Rome. Credit Newspaper.com

Letter from Grace Greenwood to James Fields, Dec 27, 1852

Huntington, JTFP, Box 40, FI 1781, SJL to JF, Dec 27, 1852.pdf
Greenwood has entrusted Dr. Hosmer with a letter to Fields upon his return to America, in which she reports how well she is doing in Italy. She is in good health and immensely enjoys the artistic society of Rome. She praises the Bennoch's hospitality…

"Angelic American Females Radiating at Rome," Daily Journal of Commerce, June 1, 1871

1871. Daily Journal of Commerce. Females at Rome.pdf
The article recounts a studio reception of the artist Healy from Brewster's perspective. Credit Newspaper.com

"New Ornaments for Central Park," Burlington Free Press, June 19, 1869

1869. Burlington Free Press. Brewster about Stebbins Statue.pdf
This article reprints a passage written by Anne Brewster in the Philadelphia Bulletin which describes the process of Emma Stebbins creating her sculpture for the Central Park in New York. Credit Newspaper.com

"American Artists in Rome," Boston Daily Evening Transcript, July 3, 1869

1869. Boston Daily Evening Transcript. American Artists in Rome.pdf
The reprint from the Philadelphia Bulletin gives insights into the expatriate community of American artists living and working in Rome. It relies on Brewster's own observations and hearsay. Credit Newspaper.com