Liverpool, 18 Oct 1844;
d London, 27 Feb 1927.
English painter and illustrator. He first studied art at the Mechanics
Institute in Liverpool and at the nearby Warrington School of Art. In
1863 he won a scholarship that enabled him to study at the South Kensington
Art School in London and subsequently at the Royal Academy Schools. By
the late 1860s he was earning money as an illustrator for such popular
periodicals as the Cornhill Magazine and Once a Week.
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