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Windus, (Benjamin) Godfrey (1790–1867), art collector

Selby Whittingham

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/45724

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Windus, (Benjamin) Godfrey (1790–1867), art collector, born on 15 January 1790 in Sun Street, on the corner of Bishopsgate, London, was the son of Edward William Windus (1766–1832) and Mary Godfrey (1768–1819). His grandfather Arthur Windus (1737–1818), who was descended from Hertfordshire parsons and lawyers, started a coach building business in ...

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Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art

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