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Huggins, William John (1781–1845), marine painter

Pieter van der Merwe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Huggins, William John (1781–1845), marine painter, of whose parents nothing is known, reputedly began life as a sailor in the East India Company, but his only known voyage was from December 1812 to August 1814, to Bombay and China, when he was listed for wages as 'ordinary seaman' while serving as steward to ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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