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Aglio, Augustine Maria [formerly Agostino Maria] (1777–1857), painter and lithographer, was born on 15 December 1777 in Cremona, Italy, one of several children of Gaetano Aglio, a notary, and Marianna Mondini. He moved with his family in 1787 to Milan, where he was educated at the ...

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Barker, Thomas (1767–1847), painter and lithographer, known as Barker of Bath, was born at Trosnant, Pontypool, in 1767, the son of a former solicitor and minor artist, Benjamin Barker (c.1720–1793) and his wife, Anne. He attended Shepton Mallet grammar school. In 1783 the family settled in ...

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Thomas Barker (1767–1847) self-portrait, 1789 [right, with his preceptor, Charles Spackman] Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, and North East Somerset Council; Bridgeman Art Library

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Bedford, Francis (1815–1894), lithographer and photographer, was born on 13 August 1815, probably at 8 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London, and baptized at St George, Bloomsbury, on 31 January 1816, the son of Francis Octavius Bedford (1784–1858) and his wife, Sophie Curtis. His father studied under ...

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Blacklock, William James (1816–1858), landscape painter and lithographer, was born on 3 March 1816 in Shoreditch, London, the second of the five children of James Blacklock (1782–1823), bookseller and publisher, and Mary Ann Pearson (1784–1853). In 1818 the family moved to Cumwhitton, Cumberland...

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Day, William (1797–1845), publisher and printer of lithographs, established his business in London in the early nineteenth century. The evidence of trade directories is ambiguous, as there was more than one William Day working as a printer in the 1820s. It is alleged that he was a law writer who turned to printing, and he first appears in a directory running a printing business in ...

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Fairland, Thomas (1804–1852), lithographer and engraver, took an interest in drawing at an early age and worked from nature in London's Kensington Gardens; later he studied under Fuseli at the Royal Academy, where he gained a silver medal for a drawing of a cast of Hercules which then stood in the academy's entrance hall. On leaving the academy he became a pupil of the line engraver ...