Almira Sarah Burnham

Maiden Name: 
Ives
Spouse: 
Captain John Howard Burnham
Birth Date: 
11/2/1840
Birth Place: 
Yorkville, Kendall County, IL
Death Date: 
12/6/1932
Death Place: 
Bloomington, McLean County, IL
Residences/Studios: 
Kendall County, IL 1840-53
Bloomington, IL 1853-1932
507 E Mulberry, Bloomington, c1900
1321 E Washington, Bloomington, 1905-1932
Visited: 
Boston, MA
Europe
Active In: 
Bloomington, IL
Medium: 
Painting - Oil
Painting - Watercolor
Subject: 
Landscape
Miniatures
Still Life
Exhibitions: 
Illinois State Fair, Peoria (IL) 1892
Solo, her studio, Bloomington (IL) 1896
For the Front Parlor: the paintings of Mrs A.S. Burnham, McLean Country Historical Society, Bloomington (IL), 1987
Memberships: 
Bloomington Art Association, founding member
Withers Public Library, Bloomington (IL), founder
DAR
Collections: 
McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL
Training: 
Chicago
Other Occupations: 
Teacher
Biography: 
Please see a biography of A.S. Burnham by Tona Schneck in the Essays section of this website.