Born in Plymouth, England in 1854. Palmer was active in the San Francisco Bay area in 1911-12. His landscapes of Mount Tamalpais and other Marin County spots were used to illustrate the 1914 book California, the Land of the Sun by Mary Austin.
Exh: Royal Society of British Artists, 1892-94; Royal Inst. of Painters in Watercolors, 1920. In: Manchester (England) Museum; Sydney Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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