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Kirby, Joshua (1716–1774), artist and architect

Felicity Owen

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/15646

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Kirby, Joshua (1716–1774), artist and architect, was born at Parham, Suffolk, the second of eleven children of John Kirby (c. 1690–1753), former schoolmaster and surveyor, and Alice Brown (1685/6–1766). Educated at home, Glevering Mill, Joshua helped to collect material for his father's road-book, ...

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Subjects: Art ; Architecture

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