Rachel Valleau Bateman was born in California on June 6, 1868. Rachel was the wife of Robert Bateman and a resident of San Francisco until the disaster of 1906.
She then moved across the bay to Berkeley where she remained until her death on Dec. 4, 1951. She was the sister of artist Sophia Culp.
Exh: Mark Hopkins Inst., 1905.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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