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William Henry Bringhurst

 (1824 - 1903)
William Henry Bringhurst was active/lived in California.  William Bringhurst is known for early California sketches.

Biography   William Henry Bringhurst

Born in Philadelphia, PA in October 1824. Bringhurst came to California with the Gold Rush in 1849. After mining for awhile, he had a commission business in San Francisco for five years. In his leisure he made pencil drawings of local subjects. In 1855 he left California and established a drugstore in Logansport, IN where he remained until his demise in 1903. In: State Museum Resource Center and Sutters Fort (Sacramento).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
First 100 Years of Painting in California (J. Van Nostrand); California State Library (Sacramento).

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