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Sartain, John 1808-1897

Artist; born in London, England, Oct. 24, 1808; came to the United States and settled in Philadelphia in 1830; contributed miniature engravings to Graham's magazine in 1840; proprietor and editor of Campbell's foreign semi-monthly magazine; and later had an interest in the Electric Museum, for which he engraved many plates; had charge of the art department at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia; and produced many prints for framing, among them The county election in Missouri; The battle of Gettysburg, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 25, 1897.

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