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Corden, William, the elderlocked

  • Delia Millar


Corden, William, the elder (1795–1867), painter, was born at Ashbourne, Derbyshire, on 21 January 1795, the son of Robert Corden (or Cordin) and his wife, Sarah. He was apprenticed at the china works at Derby under Robert Bloor, where he was employed to paint portraits, landscapes, and flowers on china. He painted much of a dessert service with illustrations after ...

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