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Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator

L. H. Cust

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Hakewill, John (1742–1791), painter and decorator, was born in London on 27 February 1742, the son of William Hakewill and his wife, Mary Dransfield. He was the great-grandson of William Hakewill (bap. 1574, d. 1655), master of chancery. His father was foreman to ...

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Subjects: Professional Interior Design ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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