Born in New Hampshire on July 2, 1842. Prescott settled in San Francisco in 1864. In 1883 he moved across the Golden Gate to San Rafael. He died there in an auto accident on July 14, 1920.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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