(1816 - 1874)
Hammatt Billings was active/lived in Massachusetts. Hammatt Billings is known for book illustration, public building architecture.
Biography Hammatt Billings
The following information is from the Official Site of the Museum of Modern Art Bookstore and is a promotion by Michael Lewis for the book, Accomplished in All Departments of Art: Hammatt Billings of Boston, 1818-1874, by James F. O'Gorman:
It is inconceivable that the Albert Memorial in London and the illustrations to the novels of Charles Dickens novels might have been the work of the same man. But while such a state of affairs was unimaginable in England, it was perfectly plausible in nineteenth-century America, as the peculiar career of Hammatt Billings demonstrates.
For Billings not only provided the celebrated illustrations for Uncle Tom's Cabin, but also designed the National Monument to the For
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