BOOK BANFF HOTELS

Featured Destination

June 2018: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
More Uk destinations

George Washington Wilson
- Favourite Briton.

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.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to George Washington Wilson?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4121 views since 12th February 2007

Brit Quote:
Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over. - Richard Sheridan
More Quotes

On this day:
Oxford University Chartered - 1214, First Municipal Fire Brigade Forms - 1726, 1st Paddleship steamer crosses Atlantic - 1819, Death of William IV - Victoria becomes Queen - 1837
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages