(1874 - 1950)
Margaret Rose Martin Lasley was active/lived in California. Margaret Lasley is known for Painting; Photography.
Born in April 1874 in Blocksburg, CA. "Rosie" Martin wed Clinton Lasley in 1890 and settled nearby in Blue Lake where her husband operated a drugstore. In 1894 the couple purchased a camera and undertook a small portrait operation which Rosie managed. Mrs. Lasley had a strong rapport with the local Indians and was adopted into the Hoopa tribe who gave her a white deerskin robe. In 1907 the couple left Humboldt County and moved to Los Gatos, CA where she took up painting. Mrs. Lasley died there on Jan. 10, 1950.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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