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Thomas, Johnlocked

(1813–1862)
  • Timothy Stevens

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Thomas, John (1813–1862), architectural sculptor, was born at Chalford, Gloucestershire, and rose from modest beginnings to outstanding success. His parents are untraced. Apprenticed in 1825 to a stonemason, he was regarded as a 'prodigy of precocious genius' (Art Journal). In the final year of his apprenticeship, on a visit to his brother ...

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