Alfred “Albert” Bobbett (1824-1888)

 

Alfred “Albert” Bobbett (1824-1888)
English-American Golden Age illustration wood engraver ;
A. Bobbett ; Al Bobbett ; Alfred Bobbett ; Albert Bobbett ; Albert Babbett ; Albert Bobbitt ; 
[Born January 22, 1824 [also listed as 1813?] in London, England – died August 6, 1888 in New York, NY of heart disease]

 

FAD record control number: 49863 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Alfred “Albert” Bobbett (1824-1888) biography:

Birth: January 22, 1824 [also listed as 1813?] in London, England ;
Death: August 6, 1888 in New York, NY of heart disease at his work desk ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Aquarius ;

Known for: Wood engravings ;
Medium: Wood ;
Technique: Carving ; engraving ;
Subjects: Illustrations ;

Areas: London, England (1824-1846) ; New York, NY (1846-about 1878) ; Brooklyn, NY (about 1878-1888) ;
Region: Europe ; North East ;
Lived: 119 and 121 Nassau Street, New York, NY [art studio] (1856) ; 360 Cumberland Street, Brooklyn, NY [home, 1888] ; 113 Fulton Street, New York, NY [art studio] ; 74 Clifton Place, Brooklyn, NY [home] ;
Father: William [also listed as Willielmus] Bobbett (1739-?) ;
Mother: Sarah (Dukes) Bobbett (1782-1856) ;
Relatives: Caroline Margaret Bobbett (1806-1893), sister ; Mary Ann Bobbett (1808-1809), sister ; Kezia Bobbett (1809-1895), sister ; Charlotte Sarah Bobbett (1813-1851), sister ; Eliza Bobbett (1815-1881), sister ; William Edward Bobbett (1818-1902), brother ; Alfred Robert Bobbett (1820-1865), brother ; George Edmond Bobbett (1822-1838), brother ;  William Bobbett (1768-?), uncle ; John Bobbett (1775-?), uncle ; Joseph Bobbett (1780-1810), uncle ;
Spouse: Marion [also listed as Marian] (Saunders) Bobbett (1837-1935) ;
Children: Charles Albert Bobbett (1863-1955), brother ; Louise Bobbett (1864-1937), sister ; Frederick William Bobbett (1869-1953), brother ; Walter Bobbett (1861-1938), son, also an artist ;

Training:
Instructors:
Work: Bobbett, Hooper & Co. (1868-?) ; The little people of the snow by William Cullen Bryant illustrated from designs by Alfred Fredericks and engraved by Albert Bobbett (1873) ; Lotos leaves : original stories, essays, and poems by Whitelaw Reid, Wilkie Collins, Mark Twain … [et al.] illustrated by Albert Bobbett (William F. Gill, Boston, MA, 1875) ; “The march to Valley Forge. historical soldier engraving, 1877” by Felix O.C. Darley (Artist), Alfred [aka Albert] Bobbett (Engraver) ; Illustrated for Scribner & Co. (1878) ; Illustrator for Appleton & Co. publishers, as wood engraver ; Little children illustrated by Albert Bobbett (Appleton, 1888) ; Midnight summer’s dream illustrated by Albert Bobbett (Appleton, 1888) ; John Augustus Hows poetry on nature (upstate New York landmarks) illustrated and engraved by Albert Bobbett & Hooper ; Illustrated for Harper’s and Century & Co. ;

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Member: American Water Color Society, New York, NY, honorary member (1868) ;
Exhibited with: American Water Color Society, New York, NY ;
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Document information

Document permalink:
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.49863

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
May 2, 2019

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:12 am

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