(1806 - 1884)
Sherman Day was active/lived in California, Connecticut. Sherman Day is known for topography, town views, history.
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Biography Sherman Day
In addition to his artwork depicting 19th-century views of cities of the eastern United States and early settlements in the West, Sherman Day is known also as an architect, engineer and senator.
Sherman Day was born in New Haven, Connecticut, 1806. He was graduated from Yale, A.B., 1826, and received also the degree of A.M. His father, Jeremiah Day (1773-1867), was president of Yale from 1817 to 1846. After his graduation from Yale he lived in New York and Philadelphia for a time as a merchant. For several years he was in Ohio and Indiana as an engineer. In 1843 he published "Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania".
He came to California in 1849 and engaged in civil and mining engineering at San Jose, New Almade
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