Victoria Ely Stewart was born in Kentucky on May 14, 1839. Mrs. Stewart settled in San Francisco in 1878. During 1900-04 she lived in Berkeley and studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. She taught in the California public schools for many years before her death in Oakland on April 26, 1922.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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