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Hilah Tanner Drake Wheeler
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Birth: 1877
New Jersey, USA
Death: 1970
Pennsylvania, USA

*Famed Indiana Artist*

Hilah Tanner Drake was born in Newark, NJ in 1877, and studied at the Art Students League in New York City from 1896 to 1902. While there, she took classes with John Twachtman, George Bridgman, H. Siddons Mowbray, and William Merritt Chase, among others.

Hilah married the artist Clifton Wheeler in 1910 and began participating in a variety of group shows throughout Indianapolis. She worked primarily in watercolor, painting still lifes. Hilah also designed bookplates and hand-cut silhouettes. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Irvington Historical Society.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Wilson Drake (1844 - 1916)
  Hilah Tanner Lloyd Drake (1847 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Clifton Alfred Wheeler (1883 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charlotte Drake (1873 - 1874)**
  Hilah Tanner Drake Wheeler (1877 - 1970)
  Alice Drake Clark (1880 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mooresville Cemetery
Mooresville
Morgan County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: John Vincent "VINCE" Pow...
Record added: Apr 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67935707
Hilah Tanner <i>Drake</i> Wheeler
Added by: John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 
Hilah Tanner <i>Drake</i> Wheeler
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