Isaac Augustus Wetherby

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Isaac Augustus Wetherby (1819-1904) or I.A. Wetherbee was an American painter and photographer. He worked in Boston, Massachusetts,[1] and in Iowa.[2][3] Examples of his work are in the Beverly Historical Society, Massachusetts;[4] Fruitlands Museum;[5] New York Historical Society; and the State Historical Society of Iowa.[6]


  1. ^ "I.A. Wetherbee, portrait painter, 17-1/2 Tremont Row." Boston Directory, 1849
  2. ^ Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn. Pioneer photographers from the Mississippi to the continental divide: a biographical dictionary, 1839-1865. Stanford University Press, 2005
  3. ^ Encyclopedia of American folk art. Taylor & Francis, 2004
  4. ^ Smithsonian. Collections search center. Retrieved 2012-01-03
  5. ^ Fruitlands. Retrieved 2012-01-03
  6. ^ State Historical Society of Iowa. Retrieved 2012-01-03

Further reading[edit]

  • Slonneger, Marybeth. Wetherby's Gallery: paintings, daguerreotypes, & ambrotypes of an artist. Iowa City, Iowa: Hand Press, c2006.
  • "Wetherby Cottage holds historic charm." The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), ca.2009

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