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Appleton, Honor Charlotte (1879–1951), artist in black and white, was born on 4 February 1879 at 30 St Michael's Place, Brighton, Sussex, one of four children of John Hoblyn Appleton (1834/5–1881), formerly vicar of St Mark's, Staplefield, Sussex, and his wife, Georgina Rachel Maud, ...

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Attwell [married name Earnshaw], Mabel Lucie (1879–1964), illustrator, was born at 182 Mile End Road, London, on 4 June 1879, the sixth child of Augustus Attwell, a butcher, of Mile End, and his wife, (Emily) Ann, the daughter of George Harris, a coach builder. ...

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Austen, Winifred Marie Louise (1876–1964), artist and illustrator, was born in Ramsgate, Kent, on 12 July 1876, the only daughter of Josiah Austin, a Cornish naval surgeon, and his wife, Fanny, née Mann. She altered the spelling of her surname from Austin to ...

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Baynes, Pauline Diana (1922–2008), illustrator, was born on 9 September 1922 at 67 Brunswick Place, Hove, Sussex, the younger daughter of Frederick (otherwise Frederic) William Wilberforce Baynes (1889–1967), a first-class magistrate in the Indian Civil Service, and his wife, Jessie Harriet Maud, née...

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Belsky [née Owen], Margaret Constance (1919–1989), cartoonist and illustrator, was born in Wareham, Dorset, on 20 June 1919. Her father, Albert Edward Owen (c.1880–c.1958), was an Australian engineer of Welsh/Irish ancestry who came to the UK about 1917 after being wounded at ...

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Blackburn [née Wedderburn], Jemima (1823–1909), painter and illustrator, was born on 1 May 1823 at 31 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, the youngest of the six children of James Wedderburn (1782–1822), solicitor-general for Scotland, and Isabella Clerk (1789–1865). Her early childhood was overshadowed by the death of her father (before her birth) and beset by intermittent illness. She was encouraged to draw by her doctor, the distinguished ...

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Boyle [née Gordon], Eleanor Vere Crombie (1825–1916), illustrator and author, was born on 1 May 1825 at Auchlunies, Kincardineshire, the youngest of the nine children of Alexander Gordon (1783–1873) of Auchlunies and his wife, Albinia Elizabeth, née Cumberland. Her father was the illegitimate son of ...

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Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator, was born on 20 November 1797 in St Helen's parish, Abingdon, Berkshire, the eldest daughter of Benjamin Morland (1768–1833), solicitor (and a member of the West Ilsley brewing family), and his wife, Harriet Baster (1777–1799)...

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Carter [née Vavasour], Ellen (bap. 1762, d. 1815), artist and book illustrator, was baptized at St Olave's Church, York, on 16 May 1762. She was the daughter of Walter Vavasour, a country gentleman whose estate was in Weston, Yorkshire, and Ellen, his wife, daughter of ...

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See Claxton [married name Farrington], Florence Ann

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Claxton [married name Farrington], Florence Ann (1838–1920), , and Adelaide Sophia Claxton [married name Turner] (1841–1927), painters and illustrators, were the daughters and only surviving children of the painter Marshall Claxton (1813–1881) and his wife, Sophia, née Hargrave (1812–1890). Both their mother and father came from Wesleyan families and their maternal grandfather, ...

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Cowham [married name Lander], Hilda Gertrude (1873–1964), illustrator, was born on 29 July 1873 at the Wesleyan Training College, Horseferry Road, Westminster, the daughter of Joseph Henry Cowham, a teacher, and his wife, Eliza Anna, formerly Butcher. After attending Wimbledon College she studied at ...

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See Croker, Thomas Crofton

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Dearmer [née White], (Jessie) Mabel Prichard (1872–1915), illustrator, writer, and nursing orderly, was born at Bryn Eglwys, Llanbeblig, Caernarfon, on 22 March 1872, the daughter of William White (1816/17–1875), surgeon-major in the Indian army, and Selina Taylor Prichard (1842–1926), daughter of William Taylor Prichard...

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Einzig, Susan Henrietta (1922–2009), illustrator, was born Suzanne Henriette Einzig in Dahlem, Berlin, on 16 November 1922, the only daughter of an affluent and successful Jewish couple living in Berlin, Bernhard Einzig (1874–1945), who was of Hungarian descent, born in Eperjes (now Prešov, Slovakia...

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Fish, (Harriet) Annie [Anne] (1890–1964), cartoonist and illustrator, was born in Brynland Avenue, Horfield, Bristol, on 27 March 1890, the daughter of Benjamin Fish, commercial clerk, later an accountant, and Annie Hitchcock. The family then moved to Ealing, west London, and she was educated at home before studying art under ...

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Garnett, Eve Cynthia Ruth (1900–1991), children's writer and book illustrator, was born into an upper middle-class family at the Manor House, Upper Wick, Worcestershire, on 9 January 1900, the daughter of Frederick Herbert (Fritz) Garnett (1865–1942), of independent means, and his wife, Mary Matilda (Maud), ...

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Greenaway, Catherine [Kate] (1846–1901), illustrator, was born on 17 March 1846 at 21 Cavendish Street, Hoxton, London, the second child of John Greenaway (1816–1890) and his wife, Elizabeth Jones (1813–1894).

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Catherine Greenaway (1846–1901) by Elliott & Fry, 1870s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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See Griffith, Francis Llewellyn