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INGHAM, Charles Cromwell, artist, born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1797; died in New York city, 10 December, 1863. He studied in the academy of Dublin, and obtained a prize for his "Death of Cleopatra." He settled in New York in 1817, was one of the founders of the National academy of design, and its vice president from 1845 till 1850. Mr. Ingham was also one of the originators of the old "Sketch Club." His works include "the Laughing Girl," "The White Plume," "The Flower Girl," and "Day Dreams." He also executed portraits of the beauties of New York, and of Lafayette (1825), Gulian C. Verplanck, owned by the New York historical society (1830), and De Wit t Clinton.
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