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 Hermann (Harmon or Harman?) Faber  (1832 - 1913)

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Lived/Active: Pennsylvania / Germany      Known for: illustrator-Civil War medical, portrait

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BIOGRAPHY for Hermann Faber
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1832 (Germany)
 
Death
1913 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

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Pennsylvania / Germany

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Born in Germany, Hermann Faber came to the United States in 1854 and worked for the Surgeon General during the Civil War as a medical illustrator to keep a record of the war. He also did etchings and before the room was cleared, he was allowed to make two drawings of Abraham Lincoln on his deathbed.

He settled in Philadelphia where he died in 1913. He exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy in the late 19th century and was a member of the Philadelphia Sketch Club from 1870 to 1874 and studi (showing 500 of 1028 characters).



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