William Franklin Jackson biographical account and photographs, [undated]

Jackson, William Franklin, b. 1850 d. 1936

Collection size: 3 items (on 1 partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A biographical account and 2 group photographs of a summer painting camp in the Sierras. Members of the group include Jackson, his wife, Ida Nichols Jackson, their daughter, Amy Jackson Baxter, and their niece, Pearl Jackson Brown.

Biographical/Historical Note: William Franklin Jackson was born in 1850 in Council Bluffs, Iowa and studied art with Virgil Williams, and Benoni Irwin. He was best known for his landscape paintings of California. He was an instructor at the San Francisco School of Design, 1886-1900, and Director of the E. B. Crocker Gallery, 1885-1936.

Transfered from the Inventory of American Paintings, 1987. IAP had received the items May 21, 1987, from D. Jackson Faustman and his wife, Sara Louis Faustman, during their visit to submit reports of paintings by Jackson, Mr. Faustman's great-uncle.

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