Jennie Augusta Brownscombe
Jennie Augusta Brownscombe (December 10, 1850 – August 5, 1936) was an American painter, designer, etcher, commercial artist and illustrator. Brownscombe studied art for years in the United States and in Paris. She was a founding member, student and assistant professor at the Art Students League of New York. She made genre paintings, including disordered and colonial American history, most notably The First Thanksgiving held at Pilgrim Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts. She sold the reproduction rights to on height of 100 paintings, and images of her deed have appeared on prints, calendars and acceptance cards. Her works are in many public collections and museums. In 1899 she was described by New York World as "one of America's best artists."