: This sketchbook, measuring 12 by 10 inches (30.48 by 25.40 cm) when open, is a sample of the work of Samuel Swan Walker. A native of Butler County, Walker (1806-1848) was an itinerant miniaturist during the late 1830s and 1840s. A trained doctor, he made his living traveling throughout the western and northwestern parts of the state painting portraits of well-known Ohioans and giving art lessons to wealthy patrons. The sketchbook is approximately 35 pages. View on Ohio Memory.
: Om1518_1534097_001 Subjects
: Arts and Entertainment; Physicians; Sketchbooks & albums Places
: Butler County (Ohio)