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Samuel Harris

 (1889 - 1977)
Samuel Hyde Harris was active/lived in California.  Samuel Harris is known for landscape and marine painting, illustration, mural.

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Samuel Harris


At 14 years of age Sam Hyde Harris was already a successful commercial artist.  A 1903 letter of recommendation from Andre & Sleigh, stated that, "We have the pleasure in stating that Samuel Harris (aged 14 ½ years) has given every satisfaction during the 8 or 9 months he has been engaged in our Artists Department." 

After moving to California with his family Harris got a job as painter of signs, billboards and hand-lettered show cards in 1906.  He developed a reputation for doing excellent commercial work and opened his own commercial art studio by 1914.  His commercial art business received a boost in 1920 when he was hired by the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company to work on their poster   ...  Displaying 750 of 4353 characters.




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About  Samuel Harris

Born:  1889 - Middlesex, England
Died:   1977 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  landscape and marine painting, illustration, mural