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Room, Henry (1803–1850), portrait painter

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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Room, Henry (1803–1850), portrait painter, was born on 16 January 1803 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, the second of eleven children of John Room (1774/5–1850), a japanner, and his wife, Mary (1776/7–1849). Room was connected with a prominent evangelical family. He was educated locally at the drawing academy conducted by ...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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