Henry Sr Hays
(early 19th century)
Henry, Sr. Hays was active/lived in New York. Henry Sr Hays is known for engraving, painting and heraldry.
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A heraldist and bookplate engraver in New York City from circa 1830-55, Henry Hays was, however, not listed in New York City directories until 1851 when he was first listed as heraldist, and then as painter (1852-53) and then engraver (1856-60).
From 1854 he was in business with his son, Henry Hays, Jr.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art