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Black, Williamlocked

(1841–1898)
  • Richard Garnett
  • , revised by S. R. J. Baudry

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Black, William (1841–1898), journalist and novelist, was born at Glasgow on 9 November 1841, the son of James Black (d. 1855), a merchant. After receiving his education at various private schools, he studied landscape painting for a short time in the Glasgow School of Art...

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