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Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (1837–1914)

Benjamin, Samuel Green Wheeler. An American traveler, artist, and miscellaneous writer; born at Argos, Greece, Feb. 13, 1837; died on July 19, 1914. He was United States minister to Persia (1883–85). Among his numerous works both in prose and verse, are: ‘Art in America’; ‘Contemporary Art in Europe’ (1877); ‘Constantinople’ (1860); ‘Persia and the Persians’ (1886); ‘The Choice of Paris’ (1870), a romance; ‘Sea-Spray’ (1887), a book for yachtsmen; etc.