Born in Vermont on Oct. 25, 1835, the daughter of Sophronia Smith and Isaac Eastman. Emily Eastman moved to California in 1856. She was a resident of San Francisco in 1869-86 and Alameda in 1904-11. She died at the Odd Fellows Home near Saratoga, CA on June 9, 1923.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1871-78; San Francisco Art Association, 1873.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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