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Henry Payot

 (1838 - 1921)
Henry Payot was active/lived in California, South Carolina.  Henry Payot is known for Wood Engraving.

Biography  
Henry Payot


Born in South Carolina of French parents on Jan. 15, 1838. Payot was 13 when he arrived in San Francisco with the Gold Rush. He worked for lithographers Quirot & Company and later had his own litho-engraving business called Payot, Upham & Company. Before the turn of the century he had made several world tours and trips to Japan of which he lectured locally. By 1907 he was a San Francisco supervisor and member of the board of education. He died in San Francisco on Nov. 21, 1921. In: Society of Calif. Pioneers (view of San Francisco in 1860).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Oakland Museum; SF Chronicle, 11-23-1921 (obituary).

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About  Henry Payot

Born:  1838 - South Carolina
Died:   1921 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  Wood Engraving