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Knight, John Prescott

Douglas Fordham

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/15730

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Knight, John Prescott (1803–1881), portrait painter, was born on 9 March 1803 in Stafford, the second of the three sons of Edward Knight (1774–1826), the comedian affectionately known as Little Knight, and the actress Sarah Clews (c.1781–1806). The Knight family soon moved to ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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