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Barlow, Francis (d. 1704), painter and etcher, was said by George Vertue to have come from Lincolnshire and to have been apprenticed in London to the portrait painter William Shepherd. His earliest dated work is a drawing of 1648 depicting David slaying the lion (...

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Barlow, Thomas Oldham (1824–1889), engraver and etcher, was born on 4 August 1824 in Oldham, Lancashire, and baptized there at St Mary's Church on 8 August, the youngest child of Henry Barlow (1781–1851), an ironmonger, and his wife, Sarah Oldham (1783–1836), who lived in the ...

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Brightwell, (Cecilia) Lucy (1811–1875), etcher and author, was born at Thorpe, near Norwich, on 27 February 1811, the eldest child of Thomas Brightwell (1787–1868), a solicitor and amateur microscopist, and mayor of Norwich in 1837, and his first wife, Mary Snell (1788–1815), the daughter of ...

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Buss, Robert William (1804–1875), painter and etcher, the eldest son of William Church Buss (d. 1832) and his wife, Mary, was born at 60 Jewin Street, Cripplegate, London, on 4 August 1804. He was named after his grandfather, an excise officer who turned schoolmaster in ...

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Cameron, Sir David Young (1865–1945), painter and etcher, was born on 28 June 1865 at 1 Queen's Terrace, Glasgow, the fourth of the nine children and elder surviving son of the Revd Robert Cameron (1825–1898), minister of Cambridge Street United Presbyterian Church in ...

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Sir David Young Cameron (1865–1945) by unknown photographer © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cameron, Katharine (1874–1965), watercolour painter and etcher, was born on 26 February 1874 at 16 Sardinia Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow, the eighth of the nine children of Robert Cameron (1825–1898), minister of Cambridge Street United Presbyterian Church in Glasgow, and his wife, Margaret Johnston (...

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Katharine Cameron (1874–1965) by unknown photographer, 1931 [detail] © reserved; collection National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Coker, Peter Godfrey (1926–2004), painter and etcher, was born at the Royal Free Hospital, St Pancras, London, on 27 July 1926, the only child of Edwin Henry Coker, gold polisher and later manager of a wholesale confectionery company, and his wife, Elsie Violet, ...

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Peter Godfrey Coker (1926–2004) self-portrait, 1970 © National Portrait Gallery, London