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Basil Tait

 (1878 - 1963)
Basil Meynell Tait was active/lived in California / Scotland.  Basil Tait is known for Painter, commercial artist, draftsman.

Biography   Basil Tait


Born in Scotland on May 3, 1878. Tait moved to southern California in 1920. His pencil sketch of the Rose Bowl appeared in the Thumb Tack (Aug. 1925). He died at his home in Encinitas, CA on March 8, 1963.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Death record.

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