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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, ...
Lowndes, Gillian Marjorie (1936–2010), ceramic artist, was born on 19 June 1936 in Brookfield nursing home, West Kirby, Cheshire. She and her twin sister Jennifer (Jenny) were the only children of Richard Charles Lowndes (1886–1953), shipping merchant at Killick Nixon in Bombay, India...
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Oliphant, Francis Wilson [Frank] (1818–1859), painter and designer of stained glass, was born on 28 September 1818 at Gateshead, co. Durham, and baptized at St Mary's Church there on 15 September 1819, the son of Thomas Oliphant (c.1787–1856), a glass cutter, and his wife, ...
Wallis, Henry (1830–1916), painter and ceramics expert, was born in London on 21 February 1830. His father's name and occupation are unknown. When in 1845 his mother, Mary Anne Thomas, married Andrew Wallis, a prosperous London property owner, Henry took his stepfather's surname....