- F. M. O'Donoghue
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Thomson, James (bap. 1788, d. 1850), engraver, was baptized on 5 May 1788 at Mitford, Northumberland, the fourth son of James Thomson, curate then rector of Ormesby, Yorkshire, and his wife, Ann. His name is often misspellt 'Thompson', both on his work and in art dictionaries. Because he showed an interest in art, he was sent to ...