Reference Entry

Ardizzone, Edward Jeffery Irving (1900-1979), artist and writer

Brian Alderson and Judy Taylor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Ardizzone, Edward Jeffery Irving (1900-1979), artist and writer, was born on 16 October 1900 in Haiphong, French Indo-China. He was the eldest child of Auguste Ardizzone (d. 1942), a naturalized Frenchman of Italian parentage, an employee of the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company and his wife, Margaret (1875-1959), the daughter of ...

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