Dawson, Henry (1811–1878), landscape painter, was born on 3 April 1811 in Waterhouse Lane, Hull, the second and only surviving child of William Dawson (d. 1826), cheesemonger and flax dresser, and his second wife, Hannah Moore, née Shardlow (1775–1844). Hull was only a temporary residence, and the year after he was born his parents moved back to ...
J. M. Gray
revised by Ailsa Boyd
Harvey, Sir George (1806–1876), figure and landscape painter, was born at St Ninians, Stirlingshire, on 1 February 1806, the son of George Harvey (d. 1835), a watchmaker, and his wife, Elizabeth Jeffrey. Shortly after his birth the family settled in Stirling where ...
Maker: Giuseppe Marchi
Jones, Thomas (1742–1803), landscape painter, was born on 26 September 1742 at Trefonnen, near Llandrindod, Radnorshire, the second of sixteen children (nine surviving infancy) of Thomas Jones of Trefonnen (1711–1782), landowner, and his wife (and first cousin), Hannah Jones (1721–1789). Both his parents were dissenters. ...
L. H. Cust
revised by Annette Peach
Phillips, Giles Firman (1780–1867), landscape painter, was born in January 1780 in Houndsditch, City of London, and baptized on 28 January 1780 at White Row Chapel, Spitalfields, London, the son of John Phillips, a coal merchant, and his wife, Dorothy Pawsey. He was known for his landscapes in watercolours, his favourite subjects being views on the ...