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Collins, (William) Wilkie

Catherine Peters

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/5961

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Collins, (William) Wilkie (1824–1889), writer, was born on 8 January 1824 at 11 New Cavendish Street, St Marylebone, Middlesex, the elder of the two children of the painter William John Thomas Collins (1788–1847), and his wife, Harriet (1790–1868), daughter of Captain Alexander Geddes...

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Subjects: Literature

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