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 Felix Octavius Carr Darley  (1822 - 1888)

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Lived/Active: Delaware/New York      Known for: illustration, genre, rural views

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BIOGRAPHY for Felix Darley
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Birth
1822 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
 
Death
1888 (Claymont, Delaware)

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Delaware/New York

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Born in 1821 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Felix Darley "can well be considered America's first important illustrator." (Reed 17) He was self taught and highly prolific during a long career that included being a newspaper staff artist, illustrator for book publishers and for famous authors including Washington Irving, Henry Longfellow and James Fenimore Cooper, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Dickens.

With illustrations for these writers, Felix Darley popularized such A (showing 500 of 5818 characters).



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