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Smyth, William (bap. 1800, d. 1877), naval officer and artist

Pieter van der Merwe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/101219

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Smyth, William (bap. 1800, d. 1877), naval officer and artist, was born in Middlesex and baptized at St John's, Hackney, on 24 January 1800, the second son of John Greatrix Smyth, an officer in East India Company ships, and his first wife, Sarah (1767/8–1800)...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; Art ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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