William Marshall Merrick was active/lived in Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts. William Merrick is known for illustrator, pioneer sketches.
Biography William Merrick
Born Wilbraham, MA, Mar. 1833. Draughtsman. Illustrator. Painter. Printmaker. Lived in Atchison in 1866 and in Lawrence in 1868. Several of his sketches of Atchison were published in Harper's Weekly in 1866. Lived in Chicago in 1902.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
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This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.