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Lover, Samuel (1797–1868), miniature painter and author

Paul Caffrey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614609
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Lover, Samuel (1797–1868), miniature painter and author

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Lover, Samuel (1797–1868), miniature painter and author, was born in Dublin on 24 February 1797, the eldest son of William Frederick Lover (d. 1833) and his wife, Abigail Maher (d. c.1810). His father was a stockbroker and had various other commercial interests. His mother was an accomplished singer and musician, who encouraged the young ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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