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date: 13 July 2020

Macbeth, Normanlocked

(1821–1888)
  • Joanna Soden

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Macbeth, Norman (1821–1888), portrait painter, was born on 7 November 1821 at Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, the son of James McBeath, an excise officer, and Janet Lees, his wife. As a boy he moved to Glasgow and served a seven years' apprenticeship as an engraver. He then moved to ...

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