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January 1, 1878

ECA control number: 21923

Record level: Listing

Record type: Timeline year

Artist time line: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]

Year: 1878

Subject age: 30 years old

United States—Massachusetts—Boston

World news:
February, 1878: Thomas Edison patents the gramophone (phonograph).

Local news:
[unknown], 1878: The Gaiety Theatre opens in Boston.

– Emil Carlsen’s oldest brother, Janus Michael Carlsen [1843-1917] has a child, a son, Ketil Carlsen [1878-1941], Emil’s nephew.
– There are no exhibitions, mentions in the newspaper, or works dated from this year for Emil Carlsen while in Boston.
– Carlsen’s earned money teaching students privately from about mid-august 1877 through 1878.
– Carlsen is said to be so broke by the the end of 1878 that by 1879 he is forced to sell at auction but ends up owning money to the auction house.
– Phoebe Jenks (1847-1907), a year older than Emil, was one of his first students.

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Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.

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The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
May 13, 2017

Last updated: June 29, 2017 at 14:46 pm

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Digital-born Publication Title: Emil Carlsen Archives
Publication Subtitle: World's Largest Visual Reference Dedicated to the Preservation of the Work of Danish-American Impressionist/Realist Painter, Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Library of Congress Subject Authority Heading: Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932
Emil Carlsen LC control no.: n 85141186
Publication Type: Online Integrating Resource
Language: English
Creator/Author: Emil Carlsen Archives
Published by: Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011
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Publish Date: 2013 –
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