(1885 - 1940)
Samuel Yellin was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Poland. Samuel Yellin is known for ironmaster, artistic blacksmithing, teaching.
Biography Samuel Yellin
Samuel Yellin (1885–1940), was an American master blacksmith, born in Galicia, Poland where at the age of eleven he was apprenticed to an iron master. By the age of sixteen he had completed his apprenticeship. During that period he gained the nickname of "Devil," both for his work habits and his sense of humor. Shortly after this he left Poland, traveling through Europe to England, and from there, in 1906, he departed for America.
By 1907 he was taking classes at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art and within a year was teaching classes there, a position that he maintained until 1919.
In 1909 he opened his own shop and in 1915 the firm of Mellor, Meigs and Howe, for whom he designed and created many commissions,
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