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Ernst Otto

 (1843 - 1922)
Ernst A. Otto was active/lived in California / Germany.  Ernst Otto is known for Photography; Painting.

Biography   Ernst Otto


Ernst A. Otto was born in Germany on December 2, 1843. He immigrated to San Francisco in 1877. In 1890 he supervised a crew of 36 decorators during the building of the Barton Opera House in Fresno. A professional photographer, he also painted scenes of the Golden Gate, Cliff House, and other local spots. He died in San Francisco on December 2, 1922.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Art and Artists of 19th Century Fresno (Ralph J. Gorny); Death record; SF Chronicle, 12-3-1922 (obituary).

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