Born in Skelmanthorpe, Yorkshire, England on April 12, 1866, Morley worked for lithographers in Yorkshire and remained a self-taught artist except for a few lessons from Benson Hilton. After moving to northern California in 1922, he was active there until his death in Sacramento on Jan. 5, 1929.
Blackpool Sketch Club.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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