Born in Nottingham, England in 1833. Hind studied painting in London before immigrating to Toronto in 1852. While in California in 1862-63, he painted California Gold Miners in a Saloon. This was on the cover of American West magazine in May 1971 and is now in the Oakland Museum. Hind died in Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada in 1888.
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