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date: 19 September 2020

Copley, John Singletonlocked

(1738–1815)
  • Paul Staiti

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Copley, John Singleton (1738–1815), portrait and history painter, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 3 July 1738 at Long Wharf, the first and only child of Mary Singleton (c.1710–1789) and Richard Copley, shopkeepers who emigrated from Ireland some time in the mid-1730s. ...

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Royal Academy of Arts, London
British Museum, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
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