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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 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27529

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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 (d. 1765) of Union Court, Holborn, and his wife, Rachael (d. c.1736). Toms's father took on several apprentices, including John Boydell, who ...

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