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Gibbon, Benjamin Phelps

R. E. Graves

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10586

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Gibbon, Benjamin Phelps (1802–1851), engraver, was the son of Benjamin Gibbon, vicar of Penally, Pembrokeshire, and his wife, Jane. He was educated at the Clergy Orphan School, and afterwards apprenticed to the stipple engraver Edward Scriven. Although in his youth he exhibited an inclination for the stage, on completing his articles (...

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Subjects: Prints and Printmaking

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