(1874 - 1963)
Laura May Adams Armer was active/lived in California. Laura Armer is known for Indian genre and western painting, photography.
Born in Sacramento, California, and raised in San Francisco, Laura
Armer became a well-known painter, illustrator and
photographer. From 1893 to 1898, she studied painting and
drawing with Arthur Mathews at the School of Design in San Francisco
and then established a photography studio in San Francisco in the Flood
Building on the corner of Powell and Market Streets. She married
illustrator Sidney Armer, and they moved to Berkeley where she
established another photography studio in her home. In 1915, she
exhibited her photographs at the Panama-Pacific Exposition.
1923, she made her first trip to the Navajo Reservation in northern
Arizona and became a student of their culture, with a special interest
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