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J. C. H. Hadfield

revised by M. J. Andrews

Gibbings, Robert John (1889–1958), wood-engraver and book designer, was born at 5 Clarence Terrace, Cork, on 23 March 1889, the second son of Revd Edward Gibbings (1859–1924), later canon of Cork Cathedral, and his wife, Caroline Rouvière (1860–1907), the daughter of Robert Day...


Robert John Gibbings (1889–1958) by Howard Coster, 1938 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Sydney Cockerell

revised by John Trevitt

Walker, Sir Emery (1851–1933), process engraver and typographer, was born at 10 Pickering Terrace, Paddington, Middlesex, on 2 April 1851, the eldest of the five children of Emery Walker (d. 1891), a coach builder, originally from Norfolk, and his wife, Mary Anne, ...