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Eliza Barchus

 (1857 - 1959)
Eliza Rosanna Lamb Barchus was active/lived in Oregon, California, Kansas.  Eliza Barchus is known for mountain landscape painting.

Eliza Barchus

The following biography was written by Charles Muehleck in conjunction with "Eliza R. Barchus, A Treasured Oregon Artist", a retrospective exhibit held 5/1 10/31/02 at the Pittock Mansion, Portland Oregon. Reprinted with permission of the author.


Eliza Rosanna Lamb was born into the life of the raw Wild West in 1857. Her family generally led a nomadic life, frequently moving from town to town by wagon in search of work. For a period of time, her stepfather (her father died soon after she was born) led a colorful life as a US Deputy Marshal under "Wild Bill" Hickok. While a harsh childhood environment to be raised in, she learned the value of hard work, and which she   ...  Displaying 750 of 10795 characters.

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About  Eliza Barchus

Born:  1857 - Salt Lake City, Utah
Died:   1959 - Portland, Oregon
Known for:  mountain landscape painting