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Wood, Francis Derwent (1871-1926), sculptor

Sarah Crellin

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/36999
Wood, Francis Derwent (1871-1926), sculptor


Wood, Francis Derwent (1871-1926), sculptor, was born on 15 October 1871 at Eskin Place, Castlerigg, St John's, Keswick, Cumberland, fourth child of Alpheus Bayliss Wood, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pencil mill manager (d. c.1908), and Ann Mary, daughter of John Hornby Maw, of Ironbridge, Shropshire (c.1830-1916). His parents were educated, artistic, ...

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