Tim Killiam

Timothy Scully Killiam (New York City, November 20, 1947 – Amsterdam, February 6, 2014) was an American architect, draftsman, and photographer.

From 1974 until his death in 2014, Killiam lived and worked in Amsterdam, where he made drawings, photographs, and etchings, in particular of buildings in Amsterdam’s historic canal district.

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Life’s Work

Soon after arriving in Amsterdam in 1974, Killiam made it his life’s work to document the facades of the buildings on Amsterdam’s canals in their current state.

Following the example of the Dutch engraver Caspar Philips (1732-1789), Killiam published the Amsterdam Canal Guide in 1978 through Uitgeverij Het Spectrum

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