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Charles William Alisky

 (1866 - 1946)
Charles William Alisky was active/lived in OR, California.  Charles Alisky is known for Painter, daguerrotypist.

Biography   Charles William Alisky

Born in San Francisco, CA on June 1, 1866. Shortly after his birth, the Alisky family moved to Portland, OR where Charles' father became a prominent businessman. The younger Alisky married artist Charlotte Duncan; the newlyweds then studied art in Munich and Dresden during 1890-91. Mrs. Alisky had an art studio in Portland during 1892-93; the marriage later ended in divorce. By 1898 Charles had returned to California and was a resident of his native city except for the year 1911 when he lived in San Jose. He worked as a daguerrotypist and later as the proprietor of a theatrical business until his death in San Francisco on Dec. 12, 1946.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Oregon Historical Society; Death record.

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