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Cuming, William (1769-1852), portrait painter

Lionel Henry Cust and Jill Springall

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/6901

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Cuming, William (1769-1852), portrait painter, was the fourth and youngest son of William Cuming and his wife (née Hamilton). He entered the Dublin Society Schools in 1785, and there won a silver medal for figure drawing in 1790. After his studies, and initially residing in Crow Street, Dublin, he quickly ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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