Born in Virginia in March 1852. Ethelda was the wife of Royal Frank Rollins, a music teacher. The couple was in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1880. By 1900 she had moved to southern California and soon settled in Pasadena where she remained until her demise on January 13, 1922. Her forte was floral still lifes.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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