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Walter Steuben Carter, 1824-1904

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1824.02.24
Place of Birth: Connecticut
Date of Death: 1904
Place of Death: Brooklyn, New York City, NY

Identity:

Walter Steuben Carter was a lawyer and collector.

Life:

Carter was a partner in the New York firm of Attorneys and Councillors at Law, Carter, Hughes and Cravath, of 346 Broadway. He collected etchings, including works by JW, and was a Member of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He appears to have become acquainted with JW through the New York lawyer and collector Howard Mansfield.