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Richard Habersham

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

Biography   Richard 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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