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Last NameAgate    
Given NameAlfred Thomas    
alt. NamesA. T. G. ; Alfred T. Agate ;     
MarriageElizabeth Hill, née Kennedy, later wife of Dr. William J. C. Du Hamel    
ChildrenElizabeth A. Du Hamel    
Year born1812 Sparta, Westchester County, New York    
Year died1846    
Place of deathWashington, District of Columbia    
Father's occupationThomas Agate    
Relativesmother: Hannah Agate; brother: Frederick Styles Agate (1803-44) painter    
Educationtaught by his brother Frederick Styles Agate, later by Thomas Seir Cummings    
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 ; WH Dougal; Casilear, Sprague ;    
Techniquesoil painting, miniature painting, drawing, watercolor; portraits; botanical; camera lucida landscape painting    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesSmithsonian Institution. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Thomas_Agate    
Published sourcesAKL1 1992: 500 ; ThB1 1907:114 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Bridson 2003: 66,150f. ;     
other1831-8 New York City. Antartica, Pacific Islands, Coastal American Northwest     
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