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Gilbert, Sir Alfred (1854–1934), sculptor and goldsmith  

Richard Dorment

Gilbert, Sir Alfred (1854–1934), sculptor and goldsmith, was born on 12 August 1854 at 13 Berners Street, off Oxford Street in London, the eldest of the four children of Alfred Gilbert (1828–1902), an organist and editor of eighteenth-century musical texts, and his wife, ...


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Gilbert, Sir Alfred (1854–1934)  

Maker: Ralph W. Robinson


Sir Alfred Gilbert (1854–1934) by Ralph W. Robinson, 1889 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Wilson, Henry (1864–1934), architect and metalworker  

Fiona MacCarthy

Wilson, Henry (1864–1934), architect and metalworker, was born on 12 March 1864 at 91 Red Rock Street, West Derby, near Liverpool, the eldest of three surviving children, all sons, of William Henry Wilson, schoolmaster, and his wife, Clara Louisa Broadley. Wilson, who was to become one of the most original and versatile practitioners of the arts and crafts style, studied at ...