Gainsborough, Thomas (1727–1788), painter and printmaker, was probably born in Sudbury, Suffolk, and was baptized there at the Independent Meeting-House in Friars Street on 14 May 1727, the fifth son and ninth child of John Gainsborough (c.1683–1748), publican, clothier, and postmaster, and his wife, ...
Maker: Thomas Gainsborough
R. M. J. Jones
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Hughes, Hugh [pseud. Cristion] (1790–1863), painter and engraver, was born at Pwll-y-gwichiad, near Llandudno. He was the son of Thomas Hughes and his wife, Jane Williams, and was baptized at Llandudno on 20 February 1790. His parents died while he was young and he was educated by his maternal grandfather, ...
Long, Edwin Longsden (1829–1891), painter, was born at Bath on 16 July 1829, the son of James Long, of a family resident in Kelston in Somerset. He was educated at Dr Charles William Viner's academy at 15 Edward Street, Bath; he then moved to ...
Redpath, Anne (1895–1965), painter, the second child of Thomas Brown Redpath (1863–1933), a tweed pattern weaver, and his wife, Agnes Milne, was born at 89 Scott Street, in the mill town of Galashiels, Selkirkshire, on 29 March 1895. Thomas Redpath's four children were given a strictly nonconformist upbringing. As the daughter of a tweed designer, ...
Maker: Anne Redpath
Deborah Sugg Ryan
Spry [née Fletcher], Constance (1886–1960), floral artist, was born at 58 Warner Street, Derby, on 5 December 1886, the only daughter and eldest of the six children of George Fletcher (d. 1934) and his wife, Henrietta Maria Clark; her father was a railway clerk and rose to become assistant secretary to the ...