(1783 - 1835)
Harvey Lewis was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Harvey Lewis is known for work in silver.
Biography Harvey Lewis
Harvey Lewis was the son of Curtis Lewis, a house carpenter working in Philadelphia. He was apprenticed to the silversmith Joseph Lownes (1758-1820).(1) By 1802, the name of Harvey Lewis appeared in the Philadelphia tax records. He is known to have begun business as a silversmith as early by 1804 and according to the Philadelphia City Hall archives, he took on an apprentice, Henry Clark, in August of that year. Lewis and Joseph D. Smith borrowed money from the well-known silversmith Joseph Richardson, Jr. (1752-1831), to set up business as Lewis & Smith Silversmiths,(2) South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, between 1805 and 1810. City directories as well as a pictorial advertisement in Joshua Shaw's United States
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