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