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Frith, William Powell (1819–1909), painter

Mary Cowling

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Frith, William Powell (1819–1909), painter, was born on 9 January 1819 at Aldfield, near Ripon, Yorkshire. His parents, Thomas Frith (1777–1837) and his wife, Jane Powell (1779–1851), who married on 26 May 1814, were employed as house steward and cook at Studley Royal...

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