Franklin H. MillerAmerican, 1843-1911
According to historical documentation, Franklin Harrison Miller was born in 1843 to Southard Harrison Miller and Esther Peckham Miller of
Franklin H. Miller, listed in records as a professional artist, pursued his early studies in
The influence of R. S. Dunning on Miller’s body of work is clearly evident. An accomplished artist, Miller’s still life paintings of fruit bear a striking resemblance to those of his mentor. Much of his art depicted the typical natura morta subjects of the Victorian period (e.g., fruit, flowers, game, etc.).
F. H. Miller passed away on March 18, 1911. A portrait of Franklin H. Miller, painted by Dunning in 1879, currently hangs in the Fall River Historical Society.