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Jefferys, James (1751-1784), historical draughtsman

Martin Myrone

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/14695

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Jefferys, James (1751-1784), historical draughtsman, was born in Maidstone, Kent, on 19 May 1751 and was baptized at All Saints', Maidstone, on 28 May 1751, the son of William Jefferys (1723?-1805), painter, and his wife, Parnell. He attended the free school in Maidstone, and was given basic artistic training by ...

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