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Drawing, American

19th century (1)

View Resource Drawings of David Hunter Strother

As the Civil War began, David Hunter Strother was perhaps the best known graphic artist in the United States. One of the nation's premier art journals described him as "one of the best draughtsman this country possesses" and many others hailed his work. Strother was born in Martinsburg, Virginia in 1816, and after studying painting he learned the craft of designing on wood for books and other...