Frances Flora Bond Palmer
Frances “Fanny” Flora Bond Palmer was a British American artist and lithographer who worked for the celebrated firm Currier & Ives. Palmer created over 200 prints for the firm and was the most prominent woman lithographer of the time. Palmer specialized in landscapes and natural scenes which she would sketch in plein air sometimes using her husband and friends as models or traveling to Long Island on a carriage to draw. Fanny Palmer, as she was widely known, was described as charming and talented but above all, after facing multiple periods of economic hardship, very resourceful.