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Jones, George (1786-1869), army officer and painter

James Hamilton

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/15003

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Jones, George (1786-1869), army officer and painter, born in London on 6 January 1786, was the only son of John Jones (c. 1755-1796), the mezzotint-engraver. His godfather was George Steevens, the controversial and argumentative writer on Shakespearian and other literary issues. George Jones enrolled as a student at the Royal ...

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