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Thomas Allom (1804–1872) by Thomas Carrick, 1846 private collection

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Allom, Thomas (1804–1872), architect and artist, was born on 13 March 1804 at Lambeth, the second of the two children of Thomas Allom (1770–1840), a coachman, and his wife, Martha Rampley (1771–1861), who were both originally from Suffolk. He was articled to the architect ...

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Peter Frederick Anson (1889–1975) by Howard Coster, 1933 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Anson, Peter Frederick (1889–1975), monk, writer, and artist, was born Frederick Charles Anson on 22 August 1889 at 32 South Parade, Southsea, the son of Charles Eustace Anson (1858–1940), subsequently rear-admiral, and his wife, (Maria) Evelyn, née Ross (1863–1904). His father came from a family with strong connections to the ...

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(John) Thomas Baines (1820–1875) by unknown photographer, 1860s The Royal Geographical Society, London

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Baines, (John) Thomas (1820–1875), artist and explorer, was born on 27 November 1820 at King's Lynn, Norfolk, the second son and one of three surviving children of Mary Ann Watson and John Thomas Baines, a master mariner. His father and maternal grandfather were amateur artists, his brother ...

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Barnard, Lambert (d. 1567/8), painter and calligrapher, may have been the son of a Dutch émigré rumoured to have come to England in the latter decades of the fifteenth century (Croft-Murray, 110), but further details of his parents and place of birth are unknown. He was perhaps born in the early 1490s, as his son ...

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Batty, Robert (1789–1848), army officer and artist, was born in London on 5 August 1789, son of the obstetric physician, medical journal editor, and amateur artist Dr Robert Batty (1762–1849) and his wife, Ann, née Braithwaite. After attending school in Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland...

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Bentley, Richard (bap. 1708, d. 1782), writer and artist, was baptized on 3 June 1708 at All Saints', Cambridge, the youngest of the four children and only surviving son of Dr Richard Bentley (1662–1742), master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and his wife, Joanna Bernard (...

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Sven Paul Berlin (1911–1999) by Stanley Devon, 1952 © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Berlin, Sven Paul (1911–1999), artist and writer, was born on 14 September 1911 at 6 South Terrace, Fairlawn Park, Sydenham, in south-east London, the second of the three children of Karl Gustave Hermann Berlin (1885–1972), a Swedish paper merchant (and nephew of the explorer ...

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Edward Blore (1787–1879) by George Koberwein, 1868 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Blore, Edward (1787–1879), antiquarian artist and architect, the eldest child of Thomas Blore (1764–1818), antiquary and topographer, and his first wife (his cousin), Margaret Blore (1761–1791), was born in All Saints' parish, Derby, on 13 September 1787 and baptized on 30 September at ...

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Bowen, Denis Arthur (1921–2006), painter, was born on 5 April 1921 at Zantespans Drift Farm, near Kimberley, South Africa, one of two sons and two daughters of Alan Bowen, a farmer originally from Cardigan, and his wife, Bertha, née Jones. Orphaned young, he went to ...

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Boydell, Josiah (1752–1817), artist and publisher, was born on 18 January 1752 at the Manor House, Hawarden, Flintshire, the fourth of nine children of Samuel Boydell (1727–1783), farmer, and his wife Ann, née Turner (1725–1764). Apprenticed in 1766 to his uncle, John Boydell...

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Hablot Knight Browne (1815–1882) by unknown engraver courtesy Charles Dickens Museum

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Browne, Hablot Knight [pseud. Phiz] (1815–1882), artist and illustrator, was born in Lower Kennington Lane, London, in June or July 1815 and baptized on 21 December 1815 at St Mary's, Lambeth; he was said to be the ninth son of William Loder Browne (1771–1855)...

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Buckett, Rowland (bap. 1571, d. 1639), decorative painter and joiner, the son of Mighell (or Michael) Buckett, a Dutch- or German-born cordwainer, was baptized at St Clement Danes, London, on 25 November 1571. Buckett became a prominent member of the Painter–Stainers' Company of ...

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Buckler, John (1770–1851), artist and architect, was born on 30 November 1770 at Calbourne, Isle of Wight, and baptized there at All Saints' Church on 27 December, the eldest son of Edward Buckler (1741–1792) and his wife, Hannah (1745–1809), daughter of William Jacob...

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Henry William Bunbury (1750–1811) by Thomas Ryder, pubd 1789 (after Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1788) [notating his Long Minuet] © National Portrait Gallery, London