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George Washington Wilson
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Born in Banff, Grampian
Born on 7th of February 1823
Died on 9th of March 1893

Born 1823. Died 1893 - Scottish photographer and publisher.


Son of a farmer. Trained as a painter in Edinburgh and London, worked as a miniaturist. Opened photographic portrait studio in 1855 in Aberdeen. Produced lantern slides, postcards and topographical books.

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