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COLE, Henry (1808 - 1882), Painter, engraver, designer, curator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COLE, Henry (1808 - 1882), Painter, engraver, designer, curator

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1808, in Bath; died 1882, in London.

Painter, engraver, designer, curator.

When young, Henry Cole studied under David Cox and Charles Wild. He worked as a civil servant and became Assistant Keeper of the Records Commission in 1838. In 1846 he designed a tea service for Minton. He also studied engraving, and later etching. In 1850 he was given

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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