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Orchardson, Sir William Quillerlocked

  • Mary Cowling


Orchardson, Sir William Quiller (1832–1910), artist, born in Edinburgh on 27 March 1832, was the only surviving son of Abram Orchardson, a tailor, and his wife, Elizabeth Quiller, whose family was of Austrian origin. His father was descended from a branch of a highland clan or sept named ...

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