Born in Springfield, OH on Jan. 28, 1861. Edna and her sisters Dora and Anna were three of Los Angeles' earliest artists. In 1875 they settled into a studio in the Grand Opera House. A spinster, Edna died in Whittier, CA on May 26, 1935. Her rare works include still lifes and landscapes. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1882; Sanborn & Vail (LA), 1890; Kanst Gallery (LA), 1908; Panama Calif. Int'l Expo (San Diego), 1915; Calif. Centennial (San Diego), 1950.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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