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Richard Veenfliet
Date: American illustrator, 1843–1922
Biography: Richard Veenfliet was born in Wesel, Prussia (now Germany), and was a member of one of the first families to colonize and settle Blumfield Township in Michigan. A veteran of the Union Army during the Civil War, Veenfliet settled in New York City, where he became known for illustration, specifically for postcards.