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date: 20 October 2019

Baker, William [name in religion Anselm]locked

(1833–1885)
  • Thompson Cooper
  • , revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

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Baker, William [name in religion Anselm] (1833–1885), heraldic artist and mural painter, was born in Birmingham on 23 January 1833, the son of Thomas Baker, a coach painter. He appears to have worked as a gun-stocker, and he learned to paint and draw at the ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)