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Ansdell, Richard (1815–1885), animal painter, son of Thomas Griffith Ansdell, block maker, and his wife, Ann, was born in Liverpool on 11 May 1815 and baptized on 5 July at St Peter's Church, Liverpool. He attended the Blue Coat School, Liverpool—whose assembled governors he later painted, in 1845 (...

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Backhouse [née Holden], Margaret (bap. 1818, d. 1896), portrait and genre painter, one of several children of the Revd Henry Augustus Holden (1785–1870) and his wife, Mary Willetts (1790/91–1869), was born at Summer Hill, near Birmingham, and baptized on 28 September 1818 at ...

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Barraud, William (bap. 1810, d. 1850), animal painter, was baptized on 4 April 1810 at St Mary's Church, Lambeth, London, one of the seventeen children of William Francis Barraud (bap. 1783, d. 1833), a clerk in the custom house, and his wife, ...

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Bird, Edward (1772–1819), genre and history painter, was born in Cat Yard, Berry Street, Wolverhampton, on 12 April 1772 and baptized there the same day, one of the many children of a local carpenter (d. c.1810). After attending the free grammar school he was apprenticed at the age of thirteen as a japanning artist to the firm of ...

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Bolton, James (bap. 1735, d. 1799), natural history artist and mycologist, was baptized on 23 November 1735; he was probably born on a farm in the Calder valley, Yorkshire. He was the younger son of a weaver, William Bolton (or Boulton). His elder brother, ...

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Boyce [married name Wells], Joanna Mary (1831–1861), genre painter, daughter of George John Boyce (d. 1853) and his wife, Anne Price, and younger sister of the watercolourist George Price Boyce (1826–1897), was born in Gray's Inn Terrace, Bloomsbury, London, on 7 December 1831. ...

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Elizabeth Southerden Butler, Lady Butler (1846–1933) self-portrait, 1869 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Butler [née Thompson], Elizabeth Southerden, Lady Butler (1846–1933), military painter, was born on 3 November 1846 at Villa Claremont, Lausanne, Switzerland, the elder daughter of Thomas James Thompson (1812–1881) and his second wife, Christiana Weller (1825–1910). Unusually, her education and that of her sister, the poet and essayist ...

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Margaret Sarah Carpenter (1793–1872) self-portrait, 1817 © Copyright The British Museum

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Carpenter [née Geddes], Margaret Sarah (1793–1872), portrait and genre painter, was born on 1 February 1793 at Salisbury, Wiltshire, where she was baptized at St Thomas's Church on 7 June 1793, the second of six children of Alexander Geddes (1763–1843), retired army officer, and his wife, ...

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Clay, Alfred Borron (1831–1868), historical genre painter, was born on 3 June 1831 at Walton-le-Dale, near Preston, Lancashire, the second son of John Clay (1796–1858), chaplain of Preston gaol, and his wife, Henrietta Fielding (d. 1858). He was educated at the grammar school in ...

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George Cole (1810–1883) by unknown engraver, pubd 1883 (after Henry van der Weyde) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cole, George (1810–1883), landscape and animal painter, was born on 15 January 1810 in London, the second child and only son of James Cole (1772–1847) and Elizabeth Parker (d. 1819). Information about his early life is scanty: according to his grandson, Rex Vicat Cole...

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Collins, William John Thomas (1788–1847), landscape and genre painter, was born on 18 September 1788 at Great Titchfield Street, London. He was one of three children; an elder sister died before his birth and his younger brother, Francis, predeceased him in 1833. His father, ...

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Collinson, James (1825–1881), genre painter, was born in Mansfield, near Nottingham, on 9 May 1825, the youngest of the three children of Robert Collinson (c.1770–c.1830), a prosperous bookseller, and his wife, Mary (c.1785–c.1860). Little is known about ...

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Cross, John (1819–1861), historical genre painter, was born at Tiverton, Devon, on 29 May 1819, the son of John Cross and his wife, Elizabeth. His father, foreman in Heathcoat's lace manufactory, moved the family to France when he became superintendent of a branch manufactory at ...

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Daniell, Samuel (1775–1811), landscape and animal painter and traveller, was the second son of William Daniell (d. 1779), innkeeper of The Swan at Chertsey, and his wife, Sarah. Samuel was the younger brother of William Daniell RA (1769–1837), and nephew of Thomas Daniell RA FRS (1749–1840)...

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Dighton, Denis (1791–1827), military painter, was born in London on 16 October 1791, the son of Robert Dighton sen. (1751–1814), actor, caricaturist, and printseller, and Catherine Caroline. Although baptized Mark James Dennis Dighton (at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, on 24 November 1791), he seems to have used only the last forename, spelt ...

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Egg, Augustus Leopold (1816–1863), genre and history painter, was born on 2 May 1816 at 1 Piccadilly, London, the youngest of the four children of (Jean) Joseph Egg (1775–1837), gun maker and truss maker, and his wife, Ann Stephens (c.1773–1834). Egg's...

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John Ferneley (1782–1860) by Henry Johnson, 1838 © National Portrait Gallery, London