Reference Entry

Blackburn [née Wedderburn], Jemima (1823-1909), painter and illustrator

Robert Fairley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Blackburn [née Wedderburn], Jemima (1823-1909), painter and illustrator, was born on 1 May 1823 at 31 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, the youngest of the six children of James Wedderburn (1782-1822), solicitor-general for Scotland, and Isabella Clerk (1789-1865). Her early childhood was overshadowed by the death of her father (before her birth) ...

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