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Blackburn [née Wedderburn], Jemima

Rob Fairley

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/52010

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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) and beset by intermittent illness. She was encouraged to draw by her doctor, the distinguished ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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