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Knight [née Johnson], Dame Laura (1877–1970), painter

Janet Dunbar

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198604761
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Knight [née Johnson], Dame Laura (1877–1970), painter

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Knight [née Johnson], Dame Laura (1877–1970), painter, was born on 4 August 1877 at Long Eaton, in Derbyshire, the youngest of the three daughters of Charles Johnson, of no settled occupation, and his wife, Charlotte Bates. Johnson left his wife and family when he discovered that the ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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