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Bliss, Douglas Percy (1900–1984), painter and printmaker, was born on 28 January 1900 at Karachi, then part of British India, the son of Joseph Bliss (1868–1936), pharmacist, and Isabel Douglas Percy (1868–1966). He was educated in Scotland, where he attended George Watson's College...

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Sir David Young Cameron (1865–1945) by unknown photographer © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cameron, Sir David Young (1865–1945), painter and etcher, was born on 28 June 1865 at 1 Queen's Terrace, Glasgow, the fourth of the nine children and elder surviving son of the Revd Robert Cameron (1825–1898), minister of Cambridge Street United Presbyterian Church in ...

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Cameron, Katharine (1874–1965), watercolour painter and etcher, was born on 26 February 1874 at 16 Sardinia Terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow, the eighth of the nine children of Robert Cameron (1825–1898), minister of Cambridge Street United Presbyterian Church in Glasgow, and his wife, Margaret Johnston (...

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Katharine Cameron (1874–1965) by unknown photographer, 1931 [detail] © reserved; collection National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Geddes, Andrew (1783–1844), painter and etcher, was born on 5 April 1783 at St Patrick Street, Edinburgh, and baptized on 16 April at St Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, the second of the six children, and only son, of David Geddes (who died at 18 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh...

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Johnson, James (bap. 1753, d. 1811), engraver and publisher, was baptized on 6 May 1753 at Shorthope, Ettrick, Selkirkshire, the third of the four children of James Johnstan, herdsman, and his wife, Bessie Bleck. In spite of his humble rural beginnings, his native aptitude saw him successfully complete training as an engraver, and by 1786 he had become a burgess of ...

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Martin, David (1737–1797), portrait painter and engraver, was born on 1 April 1737 in Anstruther Easter, Fife, the first of the five children of John Martin (1699/1700–1772), the parish schoolmaster of Anstruther Easter, and his second wife, Mary Boyack (1702?–1783). He was a pupil of the portrait painter ...

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Scott, Robert (1777–1841), engraver, the son of Robert Scott and his wife, Grizell, was born on 13 November 1777 at Lanark, Scotland, where his father was a skinner. He was educated at the grammar school in Musselburgh before being apprenticed to the engraver and printer ...

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Short, Sir Francis Job [Frank] (1857–1945), printmaker and teacher of printmaking, was born at High Park, Wollaston, Worcestershire, on 19 June 1857, the second of the four children of Job Till Short (b. 1832), an engineer, and his wife, Emma (b...

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Sir Francis Job Short (1857–1945) by Malcolm Osborne, 1931 © reserved; Garton & Co.