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Howard Smith

 (1877 - 1954)
Howard Smith was active/lived in Maine, New York.  Howard Smith is known for seascape and marine painting, book illustration.

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Howard Smith


Howard Smith was born September 23, 1877 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Isaac Hampton Smith and Mary Drollinar. He and twin-sister Kate had one older brother, Jacob Grayson. Isaac Smith was a police officer and Mary Smith was the daughter of a local stone worker.  According to a passport, Howard was 5ยด7" with brown hair and brown eyes.

Little is known of Howard Smith's early years, but by age 22 he indicated his occupation as "New York City artist." In 1902 he illustrated Ruth Kimball Gardiner's In Happy Far-Away Land, a children's book.  Somewhat later he visited the British Isles. In 1915 Howard Smith was living on E. 17th St., northeast of Greenwich Village.  His name appeared in the city directory  ...  Displaying 750 of 5129 characters.



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About  Howard Smith

Born:  1877 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1954
Known for:  seascape and marine painting, book illustration