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Sir John Gilbert

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Sir John Gilbert

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

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.

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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