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Weld, Charles Goddard, 1857-1911

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role Collector
dates 1857-1911
city Brookline
other citiesNewport, RI; Boston, MA;
gender M
historical notes Charles Goddard Weld was a collector, physician, sailor, and philanthropist.

He purchased Japanese art belonging to friend Ernest Fenollosa and donated it the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Weld also purchased prints by premier American photographer Edward S. Curtis and donated those to Peabody Essex Museum.

Dr Weld also owned Weld House, the office of the president of Boston University, as well as the adjoining Dunn House which now contains the office of the chancellor.

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Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco, 1853-1908