John Hill Millspaugh
(1822 - 1894)
John Hill Millspaugh was active/lived in New York. John Millspaugh is known for etcher, landscape, marine.
Biography John Hill Millspaugh
The following information is from the research and writing of Michael McCue, art historian and curator:
John Hill Millspaugh, born at Crawford in New York State, became a painter and etcher in the late 19th century and earned much respect for the quality of his work. However, he is little known today.
He was raised at Crawford on the Hudson River. At age 16, he went to New York City to apprentice as a stereotyper, which was highly detailed work creating relief plates of metal from original woodcuts. By the mid 1840s, he was working in Waverly as a stereotyper, and then moved to Ithaca where he met his wife, Marion Elizabeth Cornell. Her uncle, Ezra Cornell became exceedingly wealthy from the telegraph business and founded Corn
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