Warren E. Hastings was active/lived in Massachusetts. Warren Hastings is known for woodcarver-ship figureheads.
Biography Warren Hastings
A partner of William Gleason in Boston in the wood-carving business, Hastings did a number of figureheads for ships as well as many extant pencil drawings. He was listed in the Boston directory from 1854 to 1860 as a partner in his own firm of Chapman and Hastings and then worked alone for awhile before joining Gleason in 1878.