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Bayard Taylor

 (1825 - 1878)
Bayard Taylor was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California.  Bayard Taylor is known for topographic illustrator, townscape.

Biography   Bayard Taylor


Illustrator. Born in Kennett Square, PA on Jan. 11, 1825. Taylor first worked as a printer's apprentice and in 1844 made his first trip to Europe as a newspaper correspondent. In 1849 he was sent to California by the New York Tribune as a writer of articles on the Gold Rush. These were the basis for his 1850 book, Eldorado, or Adventures In The Path of Empire (comprising a voyage to California via Panama; life in San Francisco and Monterey; pictures of the gold region and experiences of Mexican travel with illustrations by the author). He was again in California in 1859 on a lecture tour and the rest of his life was spent in world travels. Taylor later taught German at Cornell University and ambassador to Germany. He died in Berlin on Dec.

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