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Hill, Samuel B., 1840-1917



  • Existence: 1840 - 1917

Biographical / Historical

Samuel B. Hill moved to Austin in 1877 and began his photography career in partnership with Adams & Hill in 1878. He established his own studio in 1879 at 817 Congress Ave. He photographed local businesses, homes, and landscapes. He published several souvenir pamphlets of Austin and in 1877 his "Views of Texas". He established himself as one of the leading photographers in Austin.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George W. Fox Collection of American Indian ledger drawings and photographs

Call Number: WA MSS S-2893
Overview: Ledger drawings by American Indians and photographs collected by George W. Fox, 1867-circa 1885. Ledger drawings in the collection include two discrete disbound volumes created in 1876 by Wohaw, a Kiowa Indian, and Soaring Eagle, a Cheyenne Indian. Photographs include portraits of American Indians and views of Indian Territory by William Stinson Soule, as well as portraits of American Indian students and views by John Nicholas Choate related to the United States Indian School in Carlisle,...
Dates: 1867-circa 1885