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(Frank) Graham Bell (1910–1943) by Olivier Bell, 1938 [painting Dover Front] private collection

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Bell, (Frank) Graham (1910–1943), painter and writer, was born on 21 November 1910 near Brakpan, Johannesburg, Transvaal, the eldest of the three sons of Frank Graham Bell (1874–1948), a British mining engineer, and his wife, Marjorie, née Hewitt (1888–1979). The family spent from 1915 to 1922 in ...

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Brown, Ford Madox (1821–1893), painter and designer, was born at Calais, France, on 16 April 1821, the son of Ford Brown (d. 1842) and his wife, Caroline (d. 1839), the daughter of Tristram Maries Madox, of an old Kent yeoman family. ...

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Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893) self-portrait, 1877 courtesy of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums. Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. Photograph: Katya Kallsen © President and Fellows of Harvard College

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Edward Calvert (1799–1883) by unknown artist © reserved

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Calvert, Edward (1799–1883), artist, was born at Appledore, Devon, on 22 September 1799, the elder son of Rowland Edward Calvert (c.1750–1813), an army officer, and his wife, Katherine, née Rider. He was baptized privately at Appledore, and about two years afterwards was received into the church at ...

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(William) Martin Conway, Baron Conway of Allington (1856–1937) by Bassano, 1895 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Conway, (William) Martin, Baron Conway of Allington (1856–1937), art historian and mountaineer, was born on 12 April 1856 at Rochester, Kent, the only son of William Conway, a low-church evangelical vicar of St Nicholas's Church, Rochester, afterwards rector of St Margaret's Church, Westminster...

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Crane, Walter (1845–1915), illustrator, designer, and painter, was born on 15 August 1845 at 12 Maryland Street, Liverpool, the third child of Thomas Crane (1808–1859), a portrait painter well established in the north-west of England, and his wife, Marie Kearsley. When he was three months old the family moved to ...

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Walter Crane (1845–1915) by George Frederic Watts, 1891 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Richard Dadd (1817–1886) by Henry Hering, c. 1856 [painting Contradiction: Oberon and Titania in Bethlem Hospital] © Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum

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Dadd, Richard (1817–1886), painter, was born on 1 August 1817 at 293 High Street, Chatham, Kent, the fourth of the seven children of Robert Dadd (1788/9–1843), chemist, and his wife, Mary Ann (1790–1824), the eldest daughter of Richard Martin, shipwright, and his wife, ...

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Sir William Eden, seventh baronet and fifth baronet (1849–1915) by Prince Paulo Troubetzkoy © reserved; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Eden, Sir William, seventh baronet and fifth baronet (1849–1915), sportsman and artist, was born at Windlestone Hall, co. Durham, on 4 April 1849, the second son of Sir William Eden, sixth baronet and fourth baronet (1803–1873), and his wife, Elfrida Susanna Harriet, daughter of ...

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Gutteridge, Joseph (1816–1899), silk weaver and naturalist, was born on 23 March 1816 in Coventry, the eldest of the three sons of Joseph Gutteridge, a recruiting sergeant, and his first wife, Sarah Shaw. Educated from 1821 in two schools, run by a Quaker woman and Wesleyan preacher respectively, he then went to ...

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William Henry Hunt (1790–1864) self-portrait © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hunt, William Henry (1790–1864), watercolour painter, was born in March 1790 and baptized on 28 March 1790 at 8 Old Belton Street (now Endell Street), London, son of John Hunt, tin-plate worker and japanner, and his wife, Judith. Sickly and lame from childhood, he was regarded as too weak to follow his father's profession. ...

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William Morris (1834–1896) by George Frederic Watts, 1870 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist, was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on 24 March 1834, eldest surviving son and fourth of the ten children of William Morris (1797–1847), financier in the City of London, and his wife, Emma (1805–1894), daughter of ...

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Osborn, Sir Frederic James (1885–1978), town planner and writer, was born on 26 May 1885 in Kennington, London, the eldest in the family of the two sons and one daughter of Thomas Frederick Osborn (d. 1913), mercantile clerk of Kennington, and his wife, ...