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Farington, Joseph

Evelyn Newby

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/9161

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Farington, Joseph (1747–1821), landscape painter and diarist, was born at Leigh vicarage, Lancashire, on 21 November 1747, the second of the seven sons of William Farington (1704–1767), rector of Warrington and vicar of Leigh, and his wife, Esther Gilbody (1716–1794) of Manchester. His elder brother ...

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Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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