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Adelia Gates

 (1825 - 1912)
Adelia Sarah Gates was active/lived in California.  Adelia Gates is known for Painting.

Biography   Adelia Gates


Born in Otego, NY on Oct. 24, 1825.  By 1883 Gates had moved to San Francisco after years of travel in EuropeNorth Africa, and the Middle East.  While active in the local art scene, she exhibited paintings of wild flowers.  A spinster, she died there on Sept. 21, 1912.

Exh:  Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1883.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Call, 5-3-1908, 5/1 & 10-21-1908, 4/6; Death Record; KOV; SF Call, 5-3-1908, 5/1; SF Examiner, 9-22-1912 (obit); NY Times, 4-26-1914.


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