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Pickersgill, Henry William (1782–1875), portrait painter

William Vaughan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Pickersgill, Henry William (1782–1875), portrait painter, was born on 3 December 1782 in London, and baptized at St Andrew's, Holborn, on 23 June 1808, the son of Thomas Pickersgill and his wife, Mary. The register is annotated 'born 3 Dec 1782'. Early in life he was adopted by ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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