biography of Herman FABER (1832-1913)

Birth place: Germany

Death place: Philadelphia

Addresses: Phila.

Profession: Painter, medical illustrator

Exhibited: PAFA, 1877-83, 1888-91

Comments: Came to the United States in 1854 and worked during the Civil War as an illustrator for the Surgeon General's medical record of the war. His first name appears various ways (Hermann, Harman, Harmon).

Sources: G&W; Art Annual, XI, obit.; Falk, Exh. Record Series.