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date: 23 October 2019

Burnet, Johnlocked

  • W. C. Monkhouse
  • , revised by Jennifer Melville


Burnet, John (1784–1868), painter, engraver, and writer on art, was born in Musselburgh, Edinburghshire, on 20 March 1784, the elder son of George Burnet, surveyor-general of excise for Scotland, and his wife, Anne Cruikshank. His younger brother was the landscape artist James M. Burnet...

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