Helen Estelle McLane was born in California on September 14, 1876. McLane was a pupil at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute (San Francisco) in 1896-98. She then taught in the public schools of San Rafael and San Francisco until her death in the latter on April 30, 1948.
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