Partington, J. H. E., (John Herbert Evelyn), 1843-1899Alternative names
J. H. E. (John Herbert Evelyn) Partington, 1843-1899
Partington ran a successful art school near Manchester, England. Then in 1890 he moved his family to Oakland, California where he founded the Partington School of Illustration in San Francisco. His eldest son Richard Langtry Partington (1868-1929) was his assistant at the school. J.H.E. Partington and his wife Sarah had seven children: Richard Langtry, Blanche, Gertrude, Phyllis, Kate, Edward and Jack Allan.
Blanche Partington, d. 1951
Blanche was a music and drama critic in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was the friend and confidante of many literary figures including Ambrose Bierce, Jack London, Joaquin Miller, and George Sterling. She was also a noted Christian Science Practitioner in San Francisco.
Gertrude Partington Albright, 1874-1959
Gertrude was a painter and etcher who studied with her father as well as in Europe. She did illustrations for many national magazines including Bay Area literary magazines. Gertrude married Herman Oliver Albright in 1917, her late sister Kate's husband.
Phyllis was a Metropolitan Opera Singer in New York City.
Jack A. Partington, Jr.
Jack Allan Partington, Jr. is the son of Jack Allen Partington and grandson of J.H.E. Partington. He was a photographer.
From the guide to the Partington family papers : additions, 1865-1979, bulk 1865-1949, (The Bancroft Library)
|creatorOf||Partington family papers : additions, 1865-1979, bulk 1865-1949||Bancroft Library|
|referencedIn||Bancroft, Mary R. Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Pre-Raphaelite archives, 1850-1991.||Delaware Art Museum|
|referencedIn||Partington, Blanche, d. 1951,. Partington family papers, circa 1892-1946.||UC Berkeley Libraries|
|creatorOf||Partington, J. H. E., (John Herbert Evelyn), 1843-1899. [The opium pipe mender, Chinatown, San Francisco] [graphic]||UC Berkeley Libraries|
|referencedIn||Partington family. Partington family papers : additions, 1865-1979 (bulk 1865-1949).||UC Berkeley Libraries|
|associatedWith||Albright, Gertrude Partington, 1874-1959||person|
|correspondedWith||Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?||person|
|correspondedWith||London, Jack, 1876-1916||person|
|correspondedWith||Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913||person|
|associatedWith||Partington, Blanche, d. 1951-||person|
|associatedWith||Partington, J. A. (John A.)||person|
|associatedWith||Partington, Richard Langtry, 1868-1929||person|
|associatedWith||Partington School of Illustration||corporateBody|
|correspondedWith||Sterling, George, 1869-1926||person|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)|
|Opium abuse--Pictorial works|
|Smoking paraphernalia--Pictorial works|