Grafton Tyler Brown  (American, 1841-1918) 

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Grafton Tyler Brown Biography
1882 - 1892   worked as a landscape painter in British Columbia, Yellowstone National Park, Tacoma, WA and Portland, OR
1841   2/22/1841 Born in Harrisburg, PA to free black parents
1855   worked as a lithographer in Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA
1860   worked as a map maker, Nevada Territory
1892   Relocated to St. Paul, MN, working as a civilian draughtsman for the US Army Engineer's Office and married
1914   Died in St. Paul, MN
Selected Exhibitions
2004   Grafton Tyler Brown: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
2004   Grafton Tyler Brown: California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
2003   Grafton Tyler Brown: Visualizin California and the Pacific Northwest, California African American Museum in Los Angeles, CA
2003   Grafton Tyler Brown: Washington State History Museum, Tacoma, WA
Literature
2003   California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Grafton Tyler Brown: Visualizing California and the Pacific Northwest. Author: Lizzetta LaFalle-Collins
1995   The International Review of African American Art. Grafton Tyler Brown: Selling the Promise of the West. Author: Lizzetta LaFalle-Collins