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Leslie, Charles Robert (1794–1859), literary genre painter and author

Dorinda Evans

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16485

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Leslie, Charles Robert (1794–1859), literary genre painter and author, was born in Clerkenwell, London, on 19 October 1794, the eldest son of Robert Charles Leslie (d. 1804), a prosperous Philadelphia clockmaker, and his wife, Lydia Baker (1766/7–1824). Leaving a business partner behind, his father had moved to ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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