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Orchardson, Sir William Quiller (1832-1910), artist

Mary Cowling

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/35324
Orchardson, Sir William Quiller (1832-1910), artist


Orchardson, Sir William Quiller (1832-1910), artist, born in Edinburgh on 27 March 1832, was the only surviving son of Abram Orchardson, a tailor, and his wife, Elizabeth Quiller, whose family was of Austrian origin. His father was descended from a branch of a highland clan or sept named Urquartson, from ...

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