Bowen, James (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, was baptized on 29 January 1718 at St Chad's, Shrewsbury, the son of John Bowen and his wife, Anne, née Wilding. He collected substantial materials for a history of Shropshire, having taken notes on churches, sketches of monuments, and transcripts of records when he was accompanying ...
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Denholm, James (1772–1818), topographer and painter, was born in Glasgow and educated at Glasgow Academy. He was taught drawing and geography and became a painter of miniatures and landscapes. He made his publishing début in 1797, with An Historical and Topographical Description of the City of Glasgow...