(early 20th century)
David Strong was active/lived in Illinois, District Of Columbia, Ohio. David Strong is known for theatre scenery painting, panoramas.
Biography David Strong
One of the better-known scenic artists of Chicago was David Strong, whose name appeared on the bills of Jack Haverly (died 1901), who owned the Fourteenth Street Theatre in Chicago, Bush Street Theatre in San Francisco and Noblo's Garden in Brooklyn. Later Strong was in the Sosman & Landis establishment (1875-1933), a Chicago scenery painting studio, which specialized in backdrops for Scottish Rite rituals.
David Strong was born in Lancaster, Ohio. His professional career commenced in Boston at Howard's Athenaeum, one of the most famous Boston Theatres, founded in 1845 and closing in 1953.
He was then engaged for several years stocking the larger New England theaters with scenery. He painted in the Nati
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