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Barker, Robertlocked

(1739–1806)
  • Robert Harrison
  • , revised by Ralph Hyde

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Barker, Robert (1739–1806), inventor of the panorama, was born in Kells, co. Meath. Little is known about his early life. He married Catherine Aston (1744–1842), the daughter of an eminent Dublin physician, and they had three children—a daughter, later Mrs Lightfoot, Thomas Edward...

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