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Richard P Habersham

 (1859 - 1933)
Richard P. Habersham was active/lived in California, Oregon, South Carolina.  Richard Habersham is known for painting.

Biography   Richard P. Habersham


Born in Atkin, SC in 1859.  Habersham graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1873.  A civil engineer, he was working with the railroads by 1888.  While in northern California he painted scenes along the Russian River.  The artist's rare works have a primitive charm.  He died in Portland, OR in 1933. 

Exh:  Portland Art Club, 1885, 1886; Oregon Industrial Expo, 1895, 1896.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Oregon Painters 1859-1959

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