Born in New York City in 1832. With his brother George, Edward Illman was active in Philadelphia from 1850-80. During the 1860s the brothers were active in California for a brief time. Edward was dead by 1900. In: Oakland Museum (Yosemite).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America
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