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Peter Murphy

 (born 1817)
Peter Murphy was active/lived in California / Ireland.  Peter Murphy is known for sculpture.

Biography   Peter Murphy

Born in Ireland in 1817. Murphy lived in Massachusetts in 1846-52 and by 1855 had settled in San Francisco. In 1880 he was mining in Grass Valley.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace); City Directory; Census.

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