Shields, Frederic James (1833–1911), artist, was born at High Street, Hartlepool, on 14 March 1833, the eldest of the four children of John Shields (c.1808–1849) and his wife, Georgiana Storey (d. 1853). He was baptized Frederick, but later adopted the spelling ...
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Tongue, Richard (1795–1873), artist, was born in Bath, Somerset, on 20 February 1795, the son of Richard Tongue (d. 1823/4) and his wife, Ann. His father, a currier and leatherseller with a house and business in Peter Street, Bath, left a half share in the business to ...
Whaite, Henry Clarence (1828–1912), painter, was born in Bridge Street, Manchester, on 27 January 1828, the son of Henry Whaite (1803–1869), carver and gilder, and his wife, Sarah, née Slater (1802–1865). His parents had developed a successful business known as Whaite's Fine Art Gallery...