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James Hamilton  American  1819 -1878
Born: Entrien (near Belfast),  Ireland 
Died: San Francisco, California, United States 
Addresses:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 1834 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 
Exhibited: Artists' Fund Society, Philadelphia 1840-1845
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1847-1869, 1876-1878, 1880
Washington, DC 
National Academy of Design 1867
Brooklyn Museum 1966
Examples of Work: Atwater Kent Museum, Philadelphia 
Free Library of Philadelphia 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Philadelphia Maritime Museum 
Pennsylvania Historical Society, Philadelphia 
Specialty: Instructor
Style/School: Luminism
Subjects Known For: Marine
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Seascape painter James Hamilton was born in Ireland in 1819 of Scottish parentage. At age 15, he came to the United States and trained as an illustrator for books and magazines, including Blackwood's Magazine in Philadelphia. He attended drawing school and later studied at the Pennsylvania Academ... (More)

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