Henry H. (Hardy) Simpson
Henry H. Simpson was apparently from England, his name is alternately
given as Hardy or Hardey. The Dictionary of British Artists notes that
he exhibited from 1882 to 1902, was a portrait and figure painter, and
lists 9 exhibitions in which he had at least 33 artworks. By 1891
he was living at Quamichan on Vancouver Island.
CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES 1891/99
(refer to DIR)
EARLY PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS IN CANADA
(refer to H70)
THE DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ARTISTS 1880 - 1940
(refer to DBA76)
Not in Biographical Index of Artists in Canada.
" ... The principal artists belonging to those associations are ...
H.H. Simpson, Victoria, painter of animals, exhibitor in the
Royal Academy ..."
ARTS & SCIENCES, History of British Columbia
Published 1894 by William Briggs, Toronto, Ontario.