CHARLES A. PLATT1861-1933
Painter, architect, etcher, and writer Charles Adams Platt was born in New York City in 1861. He studied at the National Academy and the Académie Julian in Paris. He began working as a professional architect in 1916, assisted by the patronage of William Astor. His building designs include the Freer Gallery in Washington D.C., and the Lyman Allen Museum in New London, Connecticut. He died in 1933.