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William Russell

(1784-1870), Artist

Artist associated with 4 portraits

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William Wilberforce, by James Heath, published by  William Finden, published by  John Hatchard, published by  William Russell, after  John Russell - NPG D37511

William Wilberforce

by James Heath, published by William Finden, published by John Hatchard, published by William Russell, after John Russell
line engraving, published 1807
NPG D37511

Sir John Bayley, 1st Bt, by William Holl Sr, after  William Russell - NPG D21519

Sir John Bayley, 1st Bt

by William Holl Sr, after William Russell
stipple engraving, (circa 1808)
NPG D21519

Sir John Bayley, 1st Bt, by William Say, after  William Russell - NPG D21518

Sir John Bayley, 1st Bt

by William Say, after William Russell
mezzotint, after 1823 (circa 1808)
NPG D21518


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David D Harlan

28 February 2019, 20:10

William Russell, REV. BA, son of John Russell, RA, correct birthdate is November 26, 1784. The dedication plaque at Shepperton [I have a pdf] reads "In memory of the Rev'd William Russell B.A. For 53 years Rector of the parish who departed this life Sep'tr 24th 1870 aged 85 and whose remains are interred in the cemetery. This tablet is placed here by the parishioners in affectionate remembrance of his long kind and faithful services".
A death date a month prior to his birthday.

John Russell, RA, by G. Williamson 1894 had incorrect [re: artists William and sister Maria] and missing dates. While a resource, it is not capable of using current archive information and revision like ULAN/WITT/Benezit, etc. The site GENI John Russell [below] is maintained by R.J. Lampert [a Russell; I can provide contact info]. The has corrected updates for the entire Russell Family including William, Maria, others [below]. Russell family dates and info on Benezit/ULAN and other reference sites are incorrect and I am reaching out to them as well. Thank you. [Sorry for the "speech".]

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