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R. E. Graves

revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

Binyon, Edward (1828–1876), landscape painter, was born in Manchester. He painted in oils and watercolours and exhibited nine paintings, mainly of Capri and Naples, at the Royal Academy between 1857 and 1876, including The Arch of Titus (exh. 1859), Coral Boat at Dawn, Bay of Naples...

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Hornor, Thomas (1785–1844), surveyor and panoramist, was born on 12 June 1785 at Lowgate, Hull, where his family were Quaker grocers. He was taught surveying and engineering by his brother-in-law William Johnson. In the early 1800s he was in Manchester, surveying the property of the free grammar school, but by 1807 he was in ...

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Paton, Waller Hugh (1828–1895), landscape painter, was born in Wooers Alley, Dunfermline, Fife, on 27 July 1828, the younger son and the youngest of the three children of Joseph Neil Paton (1797–1874), damask designer, and his wife, Catherine MacDiarmid (d. 1853). He began his career designing damasks for his father and then studied watercolour painting briefly in ...

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R. E. Graves

revised by Mark Pottle

Thompson, Jacob (1806–1879), landscape painter, was born in Lanton Street, Penrith, Cumberland, on 28 August 1806, the eldest son of Merrick Thompson (d. 1833), a manufacturer of linen check and a well-known member of the Society of Friends and his wife Mary (...