Born in New York in 1836. Sefton's panorama of the Sacramento River and various other scenic spots in California was shown at the National Theater in Sacramento in 1857, and his panorama of American cities was shown in San Francisco in 1861.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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