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Beechey, Henry William (1788–1862), painter and explorer, was born on 6 May 1788, probably at 37 Hill Street, Berkeley Square, London, the eldest son of the portrait painter Sir William Beechey (1753–1839) and his first wife Mary, née French (1750–1793). Nothing is known of his education. In August 1815 he became secretary to ...