(late 19th century)
Edwin E Sparks was active/lived in Kansas. Edwin Sparks is known for decorative and mural painting.
Biography Edwin Sparks
From Kansas City, Edwin E. Sparks was a painter. The Sparks of Sparks & Snider, 610 Minnesota Av., Kansas City. 1891 advertisement read: "Sparks & Snider, The Decorators Fresco and Scenic Painters - House Sign and Fancy Painting, Plain and Decorative Paper Hanging, Kalsomining, Graining and Glazing, and Everything Pertaining to the Painting Business."
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory. Detroit: R.L. Polk & Co. (v.1= 1878-9 v.5= 1886 v.9= 1900) (v.2= 1880 v.6= 1888-89 v.10= 1904) (v.3= 1882-83 v.7= 1891 v.11= 1908) (v.4= 1884-85 v.8= 1894 v.12= 1912) 1891.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.