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Tonks, Henry (1862-1937), artist and art teacher

Lynda Morris

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/36535
Tonks, Henry (1862-1937), artist and art teacher


Tonks, Henry (1862-1937), artist and art teacher, was born in Solihull, Warwickshire, on 9 April 1862, the fifth among the eleven children of Edmund Tonks and his wife, Julia, née Johnson. The family, of Dutch descent, owned a brass foundry in Birmingham. Tonks attended Clifton College, Bristol, from 1877 to ...

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