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Carpenter, William Hookham (1792–1866), museum keeper

Richard J. Smith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Carpenter, William Hookham (1792–1866), museum keeper, was born on 2 March 1792 in Bruton Street, London, the only son of James Carpenter (bap. 1768, d. 1852), bookseller and print publisher, and his wife, Jennet Jane (d. 1795), daughter of Thomas Hookham...

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Subjects: Art ; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences

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