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Toms, Peter (bap. 1726, d. 1777), painter and herald

Martin J. Postle

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/27529
Toms, Peter (bap. 1726, d. 1777), painter and herald

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Toms, Peter (bap. 1726, d. 1777), painter and herald, was baptized on 3 July 1726 at St Andrew, Holborn, London, the son of the engraver William Henry Toms (c.1700-1765) of Union Court, Holborn, and his wife, Rachael. Toms's father took on several apprentices, including John Boydell, who later noted that ...

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