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date: 23 January 2020

Whymper, Edwardlocked

(1840–1911)
  • Peter H. Hansen

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Whymper, Edward (1840–1911), mountaineer and wood-engraver, was born on 27 April 1840 at Lambeth Terrace, Kennington Road, London, the second of the eleven children of Josiah Wood Whymper (1813–1903), wood-engraver, and his first wife, Elizabeth Whitworth Claridge (1819–1859). He was educated at Clarendon House School...

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