Samuel Smith Kilburn

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Samuel Smith Kilburn (1831—1903) was an engraver in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 19th-century. He trained with Abel Bowen. Kilburn's work appeared in popular periodicals such as Gleason's Pictorial. His business partners included Richard P. Mallory (Kilburn & Mallory)[1][2] and Henry C. Cross.[3] For many years Kilburn worked at 96 Washington Street in Boston (c.1852-1871);[4] he lived in Newton, Massachusetts.[5] Examples of his work are in the collections of the Boston Athenaeum[6] and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.[7]

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Works with engraving by Kilburn

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  1. ^ Boston Directory. 1852
  2. ^ American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series 1, no. 27665
  3. ^ New England historical and genealogical register. 1904.
  4. ^ Boston Directory. 1852
  5. ^ Directory of the town of Newton. 1871
  6. ^ "Boston Athenaeum". 
  7. ^ "MFA Boston". 

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