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Dilke [née Strong; other married name Pattison], Emilia Francis, Lady Dilke (1840-1904), art historian and trade unionist

Hilary Fraser

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/32825
Dilke [née Strong; other married name Pattison], Emilia Francis, Lady Dilke (1840-1904), art historian and trade unionist

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Dilke [née Strong; other married name Pattison], Emilia Francis, Lady Dilke (1840-1904), art historian and trade unionist, was born on 2 September 1840 in Ilfracombe, Devon, the fourth of the six children of Henry Strong (1794-1876) and his wife, Emily Weedon (d. 1879?). Little is known of her mother, who ...

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