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date: 06 March 2021

Robinson, Sir John Charleslocked

  • Helen Davies


Robinson, Sir John Charles (1824–1913), museum curator and art collector, was born on 16 December 1824 in Nottingham, the son of Alfred Robinson. He was brought up by his grandfather, a bookseller, and educated in Nottingham. Originally intending to train as an architect, he turned instead to painting, and studied in the studio of ...

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National Portrait Gallery, London
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Victoria and Albert Museum National Art Library, London
British Museum, London
private collection
British Library, London
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)