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Bowen, John (1755/6–1832), painter and genealogist

Jennett Humphreys

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/3039

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Bowen, John (1755/6–1832), painter and genealogist, was born in Shrewsbury, the eldest son of James Bowen (bap. 1718, d. 1774), painter and topographer, of that town. He studied the local antiquities under his father, who had compiled notes and sketches towards a history of ...

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Subjects: Education ; History ; Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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