Person    | Male  Born 21/7/1817  Died 5/10/1897

Sir John Gilbert

Categories: Art

Born Blackheath. Illustrator and painter. He was closely associated with the Old Watercolour Society, becoming president in 1871. He also achieved fame as an illustrator of Shakespeare’s works and as a contributor to the Illustrated London News. He was knighted in 1872. Died Ivy House, Vanbrugh Park, Blackheath.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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