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Leakey, Jameslocked

(1775–1865)
  • F. M. O'Donoghue
  • , revised by V. Remington

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Leakey, James (1775–1865), miniature painter, was born on 20 September 1775 at Exeter, the son of John Leakey who was engaged in the wool trade as a wool-stapler. Little is known of James Leakey's early life and training but it is recorded that he was about to become ...

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