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date: 05 April 2020

Watts, Walter Henrylocked

(1776–1842)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Victoria Millar

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Watts, Walter Henry (1776–1842), journalist and artist, was born in the East Indies, the son of a captain in the Royal Navy. He was sent to England at an early age and placed in a school in Cheshire. A talented artist, he initially devoted himself to the study of drawing and painting. In 1808 he was a member of the ...

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Bodleian Library, Oxford
S. Redgrave, (1874); rev. edn (1878); repr. (1970)
Gentleman's Magazine