George Walter Thornbury

(1828—1876) author

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(1828–76) Prolific writer, born in London and informally educated, who contributed to Charles Dickens's periodicals on topics including travel and crime. His art criticism included a biography of J. M. W. Turner (1861), partly overseen by John Ruskin, and he published novels, poetry, and translations.

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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