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James Carr

 (1832 - 1884)
James Carr was active/lived in California.  James Carr is known for Sketch Art.

Biography   James Carr

James Carr was a born in County Armagh, Ireland in 1832.  The lure of gold brought Carr to San Francisco in 1850 aboard the Glencoe.  A recluse, he mined in Sacramento County until his death in Mormon Island on Oct. 21, 1884. 

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Call, 10-29-1884 (obit).

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