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Callcott, Sir Augustus Wall (1779-1844), painter

David Blayney Brown

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/4397

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Callcott, Sir Augustus Wall (1779-1844), painter, was born on 20 February 1779, the son of Thomas Callcott, builder of the then rustic hamlet of Kensington Gravel Pits, and his second wife, Charlotte, née Wall. He was first intended for a musical career in the footsteps of his elder brother, the ...

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