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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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Creed, Cary (bap. 1708, d. 1775), etcher and justice, was baptized on 25 November 1708, the son of Cary Creed (1688–1775) and his wife, Elizabeth (1689–1737), and grandson of John Creed, vicar of Castle Cary, Somerset. In the Dictionary of National Biography he was recorded as an artist. He etched and published a number of plates from the marble statues and bas-reliefs in the collection of the ...

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John Crome (1768–1821) by Denis Brownell Murphy, exh. Norwich Society of Artists 1821 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Crome, John (1768–1821), painter and etcher, was born on 22 December 1768 in Norwich, the son of John Crome, a publican and journeyman weaver, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was baptized on Christmas day in the church of St George, Tombland.

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J. M. Gray

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Geddes, Andrew (1783–1844), painter and etcher, was born on 5 April 1783 at St Patrick Street, Edinburgh, and baptized on 16 April at St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, the second of the six children, and only son, of David Geddes (who died at 18 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh...

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Green, William (1760–1823), landscape painter and etcher, was born on 25 August 1760, at 3 Windmill Street, Lad Lane, Deansgate, Manchester, the son of Joshua Green (b. 1725), schoolmaster, and his wife, Catherine Simpson (1734–1760). Initially his father's pupil, he later attended ...

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Haig, Axel Herman (1835–1921), etcher and architectural draughtsman, was born at Katthammarsvik, on the Swedish island of Gotland, on 10 November 1835, the son of Axel Hägg (1804–1872), a local landowner and timber merchant, and his wife, Anna Margreta Lindström (1807–1891). From 1850 he studied shipbuilding in the government dockyard at ...

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Keene, Charles Samuel (1823–1891), illustrator and etcher, was born in Duvals Lane, Hornsey, Middlesex, on 10 August 1823, one of the sons of Samuel Browne Keene (d. 1838), a solicitor of Furnival's Inn, London, and Ipswich, and Mary Sparrow (d. 1881)...