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Bird, Edward

Born: 1772 AD
Died: 1819 AD, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Painters


1772 - Was born in Wolverhampton is a English genre painter.

1817 - On the 28th of June, Mary was put on a boat for Philadelphia, in the company of three strictly religious ladies whom Mrs.

1824 - She returned to England, where she exhibited herself as Princess Caraboo in New Bond Street, London, and later in Bristol and Bath.

1829 - Mary subsequently travelled in France and Spain, but returned to England to marry and settle down in Bristol, where she had a daughter.

1864 - She died on Christmas Eve, aged 75, of a probable heart attack. She was buried in the Hebron Road Burial Ground, Bedminster, Bristol, and lies there still, in an unmarked grave.

         - Among his works are the "Choristers Rehearsing", the "Field of Chevy Chase" and the "Day after the Battle".


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