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Arise, Ben Jonson, visit to Mr. Browere, Operation of making a bust from the head,1 disagreeable, evening, Mr. G. Sullivan, letter to Richardson.2
1. CFA saw his bust, evidently completed, in New York the following June; see entry for
29 June 1826, below. Browere’s busts from life masks of JA and JQA (and other celebrities of the
day) are now in the New York State Historical Association at Cooperstown, but that
of CFA was lost around the turn of the century. It is illustrated in Charles Henry
Hart, Browere’s Life Masks of Great Americans [N.Y.], 1899, facing p. 54.