Emma Packard Short was born in San Francisco, CA on Oct. 11, 1863. Emma married prominent Fresno attorney Frank H. Short in 1885.
The local press gave her good reviews for her floral still lifes, landscapes, and seascapes. She died in Fresno, CA on Aug. 3, 1896.
Exh: Fresno Fair, 1893.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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