Born in New York in 1865. Perry was in San Francisco in 1897 and a pupil at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. By 1910 she was teaching in the public schools of Los Angeles, and by 1920 she was a clerk for the government in Washington, DC. By 1930 she had returned to Los Angeles where she taught at Manual Arts High School until her death on Feb. 18, 1947.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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