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Apparently Anna Beecher started collecting Northwest Coast baskets c. 1885, when she was given some by local First Nations women in exchange for clothing. She eventually collected over two hundred, before her death in January 1911. Her son Frederick donated his mother's collection to MOA in 1952.

Born: c. 1848
Died: 1911-01