Rogers made a sketching trip down the Mississippi River to New Orleans in 1849. He was a resident of San Francisco during 1856-77. In 1856 he was an associate of John W. Fairchild in preparing a panorama of scenes of the Vigilance Committe for the American Theatre; in 1859 he painted scenes at the Lyceum Theatre and in 1865 exhibited landscapes at the California Art Union. None of his works appear to be extant.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
New Orleans Artists, 1718-1918; New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America
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