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Lucy BAKEWELL AUDUBON

American Lucy BAKEWELL AUDUBON

born Lucy Green BAKEWELL

English-American educator and philanthropist

Source :  Mary CUMMINS

Born: on January 18, 1787 in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: on June 18, 1874 in Shelbyville, Kentucky, United States


Biography

She was the wife of John James Audubon, an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. As the primary provider for her family, Lucy Bakewell Audubon is said to have financially supported the publication of John James Audubon's The Birds of America, his most recognized work. In addition to assisting her husband, Audubon established two successful schools and worked feverishly to teach her students.

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See Also :

- Category Philanthropist