Born in Iowa in November 1873. Mary was the wife of Fred H. Smith. She was in Nebraska in 1893 and by 1900 had moved to Los Angeles. After the death of her husband in 1906, she earned her living as a ceramist until 1910. Exh: Keramic Club (LA), 1904.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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