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Isaac Taber

 (1860 - 1933)
Isaac Walton Taber was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Isaac Taber is known for frontier, maritime, Civil War battles.

Isaac Taber

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Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Isaac Taber, sometimes listed as Walton Taber, became one of America's foremost illustrators, especially known for his nearly 250 illustrations for a project called Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. He was highly skilled in pen and ink drawings, and most of his work was done from photographs.

He studied at the Cooper Union Art School in New York and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy. He illustrated the first editions of Rudyard Kipling's Captain Courageous and contributed to many magazines including Century and St. Nicholas.

The Illustrator in America, 1860-2000 by Walt Reed
Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk
Isaac Walton Taber was famous for his illustrations in "Captain Courageous" and "Army Letters from an Officer's Wife."

Source: James Eason, The Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley

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About  Isaac Taber

Born:  1860 - New Bedford, Massachusetts
Died:   1933 - New York, New York
Known for:  frontier, maritime, Civil War battles

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