The following was submitted by Isabelle Champlin, the great granddaughter of Edward Trenchard whose source is an exhibition catalogue:
The outer front side reads:
"Charles H. Graff Invites You to an Exhibition and Sale of Marine Paintings in Oil by EDWARD TRENCHARD. November 23d to December 14th, 1911, 19 East 33d Street, New York."
The inside left side reads:
At the age of ten years, began study of art, and painted at fifteen in oil and water colors with Prof. Holmes, of Philadelphia. Pupil of Fidelia Bridges, Moran, and Bispham. Studied in the Academy of Design, Art Students League, and in Europe. Painted principally on the Atlantic Coast and the West Indies.
Principal Paintings: "The Passing Storm", "The Old Wreck", "Sea Sand and Solitude." (All exhibited in the Academy of Design). Other Principal Paintings, "Sunset on the Strand", "The Breaking Waves Dashed High", "A Tropic Beach", "Castle Rock, Marblehead", the later two exhibited at the Society for the Promotion of Art. "Yachts at Eventide", (Maritime Exposition, Boston). "On the Rhode Island Coast."
Exhibited at Louisville. Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and Chicago Art Expositions, etc."