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Last NameAgate    
Given NameAlfred Thomas    
alt. NamesA. T. G. ; Alfred T. Agate ;     
MarriageElizabeth Hill, née Kennedy (1xxx-1xxx), later wife of Dr. William J. C. Du Hamel (1xxx-1xxx)    
ChildrenElizabeth A. Du Hamel (1xxx-1xxx)    
Year born1812 in Sparta, Westchester County, New York    
Year died1846    
Place of deathWashington, District of Columbia    
Father's occupationThomas Agate (1xxx-1xxx)    
RelativesHannah Agate (1xxx-1xxx) (mother) ; painter Frederick Styles Agate (1803-1844) (brother)    
Educationtaught by his brother Frederick Styles Agate, later by Thomas Seir Cummings (1xxx-1xxx)    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forCharles Wilkes: US Exploring Expedition 1845-76 ; L. E. Threlkeld: Key Structure Aboriginal Language (1850) ; botanist Asa Gray: Atlas Botany (1857) ;    
PatronageU.S. Exploring Expedition to the Pacific (1838-42); WashingtonBureau of Engraving. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Exploring_Expedition    
CollaboratorsJoseph Drayton ; W. H. Dougal ; Casilear ; Isaac Sprague (1811-1895) ;    
Techniquesbotanical oil painting, miniature painting, drawing, watercolor ; portraits and camera lucida landscape painting    
Sample(s)http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=100&-max=25 ;    
Archival sourcesSmithsonian Institution ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Thomas_Agate ;     
Published sourcesAKL 1 1992: 500 ; ThB 1 1907: 114 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Bridson 2003: 66 & 150f. ;     
otherActive between 1831 and 1838 in New York City. Antartica, Pacific Islands, Coastal American Northwest.    
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