Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in April 1862. Edwards went to sea and, after sailing via Capetown and Australia, settled in San Francisco in 1912. A house painter by trade, in his leisure he painted seascapes and ship paintings which were sold at Gump's. He died in San Francisco on Nov. 25, 1937.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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