What is emmet?

  • (noun): Social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers.
    Synonyms: ant, pismire

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Lydia Field Emmet - Legacy
... in Manhattan held an exhibition of paintings by five generations of women in the Emmet family ... artists, beginning with nine portraits by Lydia Field Emmet's great-aunt Elizabeth Emmet, and ending with sculptures by her great-great-grandnieces Julia ... Thomas Addis Emmet, states quite clearly in his memoirs that the painter Elizabeth Emmet was the daughter of Thomas Addis Emmet I, which would make ...
Emmet, South Dakota - History
... The Emmet community started as early as 1871 ... The community once had a general store, Emmet Hall, and St ... businesses in smaller communities such as Emmet to move away ...
Lydia Field Emmet - Career
... One of Emmet's first artistic achievements came in 1883, at the age of sixteen, when she was commissioned to illustrate Henrietta Christian Wright's children's ... In order to supplement her income, Emmet worked during the early 1890s as the assistant of her former instructor, William Merritt Chase, teaching preparatory classes at his summer school at Shinnecock Hills, on Long ... In 1893, Emmet was selected, along with prominent women American artists such as Mary Cassatt, Mary MacMonnies-Low, Lucia Fairchild Fuller and her sister, Rosina (Emmet ...
List Of Keeping Up Appearances Characters - Main Characters - Emmet Hawksworth
... Emmet is Elizabeth's brother who lives with her beginning in series two ... being a classically trained musician, Hyacinth frequently sings at Emmet, and Hyacinth gives broad hints that he should include her in his work ... Hence Emmet is terrified of leaving the house and develops both a fear of and dislike for Hyacinth ...
Lydia Field Emmet
... Lydia Field Emmet (January 23, 1866 - August 16, 1952) was an American artist best known for her work as a portraitist ... Emmet exhibited widely during her career, and her paintings can now be found hanging in the White House, and many prestigious art galleries, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...

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    —Robert Emmet (1778–1803)