John Henry Dick
(1919 - 1995)
John Henry Dick was active/lived in South Carolina, New York. John Dick is known for naturalist and wildfowl painting, photography, book illustration.
Biography John Henry Dick
John Henry Dick (12 May 1919 - September 1995) was an American naturalist and wildlife artist who specialized in birds.
John's father was William Karl Dick (1888-1953) and his mother was Madeleine Talmage Force. His mother survived the Titanic disaster in which her first husband John Jacob Astor IV died.
Born in Islip, he grew up in Manhattan and frequently visited the American Museum of Natural History. He studied at the Yale Art School and joined the Air Force during the World War II visiting the South Pacific Islands. When the war came to an end he was on Iwo Jima.
He inherited Dixie Plantation in Charleston County near Meggett from his mother and lived there from 1947 until his death. The estate beside the Stono Ri
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