London, 26 May 1840;
d St Fillans, Perthshire, 4 June 1875.
English painter and illustrator. He acquired his training in drawing and
painting through study in the British Museum (where he copied heavily
from the Antique), a short period spent in an architect’s office, life
classes at Leigh’s school, a studentship at the Royal Academy and three
years’ employment as a draughtsman on wood with the commercial engraver
Josiah Wood Whymper (1813–1903).
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