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Wilton, Joseph (1722-1803), sculptor

Joan Coutu

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/29706
Wilton, Joseph (1722-1803), sculptor

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Wilton, Joseph (1722-1803), sculptor, was born in Hedge Lane, Charing Cross, London, on 16 July 1722, son of William Wilton (d. 1768), a successful ornamental plasterer, and his wife, Elizabeth. His father had a large papier mâché workshop in Edwardes Street, Cavendish Square. Wilton was educated at boarding-school in Hoddesdon, ...

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