Born in England in 1829. Fletcher lived in Australia from 1855 until sailing to San Francisco in 1868. While there, he worked as a pattern designer, taught drawing in the public schools, and painted floral still lifes in his leisure.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1867; Mechanics' Inst (SF), 1868, 1882.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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