Born in Pennsylvania in 1839, Emma Eberhart moved to Los Angeles in 1895 and soon settled into a home in Eagle Rock. She died there on January 15, 1929. She was the mother-in-law of artist Arion Putnam. Her rare watercolors are mostly of wild flowers.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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