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Lydia Steele Bailey was a well-known printer in Philadelphia in the first half of the 1800s. She lived from 1779 to 1869 and was an active printer in Philadelphia from 1808 to 1861. In her era printing was done with hand-presses, and the end of her career marked the transition to the steam-presses of the industrial … More Lydia Steele Bailey (Eicholtz portrait)
Jacob Eicholtz (1776-1842) is a famous portrait and prolific painter from early 1800’s Philadelphia. He grew up in the Lancaster PA area. His paintings can be found in museums including the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is a painting of Samuel Humes from the Metropolitan. He painted portraits of some of … More Samuel Humes portrait by Jacob Eicholtz
Mary Hamilton Humes was the wife of Samuel Humes. … More Mary Hamilton Humes (portrait by Jacob Eicholtz)
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