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G. C. Boase

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Costello, Dudley (1803–1865), journalist and illustrator, was born in Sussex. His father, James Francis Costello, who became a captain in the 14th regiment on 25 May 1803, was born in the barony of Costello, co. Mayo; he died in April 1814, leaving his wife, ...

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Jane, (John) Frederick Thomas (1865–1916), author, journalist, and illustrator, was born in Richmond, Surrey, on 6 August 1865, the eldest of four sons and three daughters of the Revd John Jane, later vicar of Upottery, Devon, and his wife, Caroline, daughter of the ...

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Marshall, Benjamin (1768–1835), painter and racing journalist, was born on 8 November 1768 at Seagrave, Leicestershire, the only surviving son of eight children born to Charles Marshall and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1772). Benjamin Marshall married Mary Saunders (d. 1827) of ...

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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson (1889–1946) self-portrait, 1911 © Tate, London, 2004

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Nevinson, Christopher Richard Wynne (1889–1946), painter and journalist, was born on 13 August 1889 in John Street, Hampstead, London, the only son of Henry Woodd Nevinson (1856–1941), writer, journalist, and foreign correspondent, and Margaret Nevinson, née Wynne Jones (1858–1932), a leading suffragette and a writer. He was educated at ...

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William Simpson (1823–1899) by unknown photographer, 1891 Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

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Simpson, William (1823–1899), watercolour painter and journalist, was born on 28 October 1823 in a tenement in Carrick Street, Glasgow, the son of James Simpson (1791–1879), a marine engineer and mechanic, and his wife, Ann Johnstone (1786–1854). He spent fifteen months at a writing-school in ...

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Wirgman, Charles (1832–1891), journalist and illustrator, was born on 31 August 1832 in London (where he was baptized at St Pancras), the eldest son in the family of eight sons and three daughters of Ferdinand Charles Wirgman (1806–1858) and his wife, Frances Letitia, ...