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Joseph John Thomson (1856–1940), OM, Master (1918–1940), Physicist
Photo credit: Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Joseph John Thomson (1856–1940), OM, Master (1918–1940), Physicist 1924

William Nicholson (1872–1949)

Trinity College, University of Cambridge

(b Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, 5 Feb. 1872; d Blewbury, Berkshire [now Oxfordshire], 16 May 1949). British painter, printmaker, and designer. He briefly attended Herkomer's school in Bushey, then studied at the Académie Julian, Paris. Early in his career he worked mainly as a printmaker and designer, notably on some brilliant poster designs in the 1890s, done in collaboration with his brother-in-law James Pryde under the name ‘J.

Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)


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