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O'Neil, Henry Nelson (1817-1880), historical genre painter

Della Clason Sperling

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20764
O'Neil, Henry Nelson (1817-1880), historical genre painter

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O'Neil, Henry Nelson (1817-1880), historical genre painter, was born on 7 January 1817 in St Petersburg, Russia, of British parents. Of his early life nothing is known, except that at the age of six, in 1823, O'Neil went to England with his family. By 1836 he was enrolled at the ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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