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Burton, Sir Frederic William (1816-1900), watercolour painter and art administrator

Paul Caffrey

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/4127
Burton, Sir Frederic William (1816-1900), watercolour painter and art administrator

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Burton, Sir Frederic William (1816-1900), watercolour painter and art administrator, was born on 8 April 1816 at Clifden House, Corofin, near Inchiquin Lake, co. Clare, Ireland. He was the third son of Samuel Frederic Burton (b. 1786), a country gentleman, and his wife, Hannah Mallet, the daughter of a Dublin ...

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