WILLIAM NEWTON BARTHOLOMEW1822-1898
Born in Boston in 1822, William Newton Bartholomew was trained as a cabinetmaker, but left that trade to become an artist. In 1850, he went on a trip to California with famous daguerreotypist J. Wesley Jones. Upon his return to Boston, he became a teacher of systematic drawing instruction in several schools, and was later put in charge of drawing instruction for all of the Boston high schools. He also published a popular series of drawing books. He retired in Newton Centre, Ma, and died there in 1898.