biography of Ernest E. Bonnar DRAKE (1881-1943)

Birth place: Devonshire, England

Death place: New Orleans, LA

Addresses: New Orleans, LA, active ca.1914

Profession: Painter

Comments: Amateur artist who came to the U.S. in 1910. By 1914 he was in New Orleans and became a navigation officer and port captain for shipping companies. Son-in-law of the noted restorer and art dealer, Isaac Monroe Cline.

Sources: Encyclopaedia of New Orleans Artists, 115.