Born in Manchester, England on Oct. 13, 1871. Blannin immigrated to Manitoba, Canada in 1886 and painted in Winnepeg for several years. In 1897 he moved to Los Angeles and soon settled in Riverside. He died in San Bernardino, CA on March 20, 1941.
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Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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