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Frances F. Palmer
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Female
Birth Date: 
1812
Birth Place: 
Leicester, England
Death Date: 
1876
Also known as Fanny Palmer. Born Frances Flora Bond. Landscape and townscape painter, artist for Currier & Ives. Mrs. Palmer and her husband, Edward S. Palmer, came to NYC from Leicester, England in the eary 1840s. He did some lithographic work after their arrival but was rather irresponsible, and the burden of supporting the family rested chiefly on Mrs. Palmer who was for many years employed as an artist by the firm of Currier & Ives. The Palmer's lived in Brooklyn. Frances Palmer died on August 20, 1876. (The New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America)