Artist Biography

1846 - c.1942

Mary Emma Bailey was born in Maine in 1846. She was the wife of photographer A. P. Bailey and by 1880 had settled in Oakland, California. During the 1880s she was a pupil of William Keith. During 1893-1903 she continued to live in Oakland while exhibiting locally as Mary Bailey Reno. By 1903 she was the wife of George R. Child. Her last address was Boston, MA in 1942. Exhibited: Mechanics' Institute (San Francisco), 1881-93; California State Fair, 1884-96; Oakland Industrial Exposition, 1896. Works held: Orange County (CA) Museum.

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