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Bone, Henry (1755–1834), miniature and enamel painter, was born at Truro on 6 February 1755, the son of Henry Bone, a cabinet-maker and carver, who took his family to Plymouth, where Bone learned to paint on hard paste china for the Cookworthy factory. He continued his apprenticeship with ...

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Bone, Henry Pierce (1779–1855), miniature and enamel painter, was born in Islington, London, on 6 November 1779, the eldest son and pupil of the enamel painter Henry Bone (1755–1834) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Van der Meulen (d. c.1830). He went to school in ...

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Clarke, Geoffrey Cyril Petts (1924–2014), sculptor, stained glass artist, and printmaker, was born on 28 November 1924 at Glenwood, Cross Green, South Darley, Derbyshire, the son of John Moulding Clarke (1889–1961), architect and etcher, and his wife Alice Ada (Janet), née...

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Essex family (per. c. 1800–c. 1860), enamellists and miniature painters, came to prominence with the brothers William Essex (1784–1869) and Alfred Essex (d. 1871). Little is known of their parents or childhood, but it appears from the inscription on a miniature by ...

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Holiday, Henry George Alexander (1839–1927), painter and stained-glass artist, was born on 17 June 1839 at 2 Lower Southampton (now part of Conway) Street, Fitzroy Square, London, the second of four children of George Henry Holiday (1799–1884), a private tutor, and his wife, ...

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Northwood, John (bap. 1836, d. 1902), glass artist and manufacturer, was born in Wordsley, Staffordshire, where he was baptized on 13 November 1836, the second of three surviving sons among the seven children of Frederick Northwood (1805/6–1881), a carpenter and later a grocery store keeper, and his wife, ...