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Armitage, Edward (1817-1896), history painter

Robyn Asleson

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/650

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Armitage, Edward (1817-1896), history painter, was born on 20 May 1817 in Tavistock Square, London, and baptized on 4 June at St Pancras Old Church, Pancras Road, London. He was the eldest of the seven sons born to James Armitage (1793-1872) of Farnley, near Leeds, a wealthy ironmaster of ancient ...

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