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date: 14 November 2019

Alcock, Edwardlocked

(fl. 1745–1778)
  • Deborah Graham-Vernon


Alcock, Edward (fl. 1745–1778), portrait and miniature painter, is first recorded in 1745, living in Liverpool with his mother. Nothing is known of his early life. In Liverpool he met the young carver and gilder Thomas Johnson, to whom he advanced money to set up in business ...

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