Miller, William Rickarby, b. 1818 d. 1893
Landscape painter, Watercolorist
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 450 p. (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: A diary in which Miller writes of personal affairs, daily activities, his work and friends; a notebook, "Hints and Recipes pertaining to Painting in Oil and Water Colors and the General Practice of Art"; manuscripts of the following writings: "My Rules and Plans of Life," "Fruit from the Tree of Life," "On Poetic Beauty in Nature"; "A Cunning Little Gypsy," "The Basket Maker of Bloomingdale," and "The Hunter's Song, or Life in the Woods."
Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter; New York, N.Y. Born in England.
Lent 1974 by the New York Historical Society.