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Bradshaw, Percy Venner [P. V. B.] (1877–1965), illustrator and art teacher, was born at 10 Mountford Road, Hackney, London, on 27 November 1877, the son of William Bradshaw, a warehouseman who later worked as a commercial traveller for a hosiery company, and his wife, ...

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Buckland [née Morland], Mary (1797–1857), geological artist and curator, was born on 20 November 1797 in St Helen's parish, Abingdon, Berkshire, the eldest daughter of Benjamin Morland (1768–1833), solicitor (and a member of the West Ilsley brewing family), and his wife, Harriet Baster (1777–1799)...

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Clift, William (1775–1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator, was born at Burcombe, near Bodmin, Cornwall, on 14 February 1775, and was baptized (as William Cleft) in the Bodmin parish church on 12 April that year. He was the youngest of the seven children (...

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Uwins, Thomas (1782–1857), painter, illustrator, and art administrator, was born on 24 February 1782 at Hermes Hill, Pentonville, London, the youngest of four children of Thomas Uwins (d. 1816), clerk of the Bank of England, and his wife, Sarah (d. 1824)...

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Charles Paget Wade (1883–1956) by W. J. Bassett-Lowke, c. 1940 © National Trust / Snowshill Manor archive

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Wade, Charles Paget (1883–1956), collector and illustrator, was born at 9 Scotts Lane, Shortlands, near Bromley, Kent, on 13 February 1883, the son of Paget Augustus Wade (1849–1911), a part-owner of sugar plantations, and his wife, Amy Blanche (1858–1943), daughter of Charles Spencer...

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Wegner, (James) Fritz (1924–2015), illustrator, was born Fritz Wegner in Vienna on 15 September 1924, the son of Michael Wegner (1892–1971), a Polish-born businessman who ran his own knitwear factory in Czechoslovakia, and his wife (Lina) Eti (Etelka), née...