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Gilbert, Sir John (1817–1897), illustrator and painter

Lisa Small

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/10693

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Gilbert, Sir John (1817–1897), illustrator and painter, was born on 21 July 1817 at Blackheath, London, one of six children of George Felix Gilbert, a retired militiaman and a land and estate agent, and his wife, Elizabeth. Upon leaving school in 1833 Gilbert...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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