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Parsons, Alfred William

Tancred Borenius

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35395

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Parsons, Alfred William (1847–1920), landscape painter, illustrator, and garden designer, was born at Beckington, Somerset, on 2 December 1847, the second son of Joshua Parsons (1814/15–1892), surgeon, of Beckington, and his wife, Letitia Harriet, née Williams (1823/4–1897). He was educated at private schools and entered the savings bank department of the ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting ; Landscape Art and Architecture

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