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HILLIARD, William Henry, artist, born in Auburn, New York, in 1836. He studied art in New York city, and, after attaining considerable proficiency, painted landscapes in the west until he was able to go to Europe. He sketched in England and Scotland for a time, and then went to Paris, where he studied with Lambinet. After opening a studio in New York he removed to Boston, where he established himself permanently. Landscapes and marine views are his specialty. He has exhibited in many of the principal cities of the United States, and has received several medals. Among his best-known works are views of Maine, of the White and Franconia mountains, and of the Atlantic coast, including "Campton Meadows," "Castle Rock," and "Wind against Tide" (1878); "Battle-Field of Lookout Mountain " and "Allatoona Pass, Georgia" The two last named were especially popular.
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