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Holroyd, Sir Charles (1861-1917), etcher and museum director

Sarah Herring

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/33961
Holroyd, Sir Charles (1861-1917), etcher and museum director

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Holroyd, Sir Charles (1861-1917), etcher and museum director, was born in Potternewton, near Leeds, Yorkshire, on 9 April 1861, the eldest son of William Holroyd, a damask merchant, and his wife, Lucy Woodthorpe. He was educated at Leeds grammar school and at the Yorkshire College of Science, where he studied ...

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