in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1325 words.
Brierly, Sir Oswald Walters (1817–1894), marine painter and naval engineer, was born at Chester on 19 May 1817, the son of Dr Thomas Brierly (d. in or before 1872), a physician and amateur...