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Lucas, Horatio Joseph (1839–1873), etcher, was born in London on 27 May 1839, the fourth son of William Jeremiah Lucas, a West India merchant, and his wife, Esther Louis. He belonged to an old Jewish family. He was educated at Brighton and at ...

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Peter Laszlo Peri (1899–1967) by Wolfgang Suschitzky © Wolfgang Suschitzky / Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)

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Peri, Peter Laszlo [formerly Ladislas Weisz] (1899–1967), sculptor and etcher, was born on 13 June 1899 in Budapest, Hungary, the eldest of the eight children of Emanuel (Mano) Weisz, tailor and railway porter, and Amalia Goldstein. Pre-1914 antisemitism in Hungary led the family to change its name to ...