Biography - Nelson A. Primus
Nelson A. Primus is known to have painted three paintings for the Gibson family; one of Nehemiah done in 1883 (seen below), one of his son Charles Earl done in 1881 and a third painting of Nehemiah's second wife - Ann B. (Pierce) Magoun done in 1883 (who was previously married to Elisha Magoun of Boston).
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This 1883 painting of Nehemiah was perhaps painted from a photograph taken before his death.
About Nelson A. Primus
N. A. Primus Advertisement - from the East Boston Advocate 29 April 1882.
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