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A note on three portraits of Samuel Cook, water colour painter, 1806-1859

Devon & Cornwall Notes & Queries 1:6, (1900) pp.161-162.

by

J.H. Radford

Prepared by Michael Steer

Samuel Cook was born in at Camelford in Cornwall. At the age of nine he was apprenticed to a firm of woollen manufacturers in the town, where he would amuse himself with making drawings in chalk on the floor of the factory, to the annoyance of his employers, one of whom declared that "he would never be fit for anything but a limner". He went to Plymouth, where he set up as a painter and glazier. In 1830 he became a member of the New Society of Painters in Water Colours (now the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours), to whose annual exhibition he was a regular contributor, chiefly of coastal scenes, until his death 1859. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the New York Public Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.

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Bryant, J, jnr 161
Cook, Samuel 161-2
Eastlake, Mr William 161-2
Mitchell, Mr Philip, RI 161
Opie, Edward 161-2
Talfourd, Field 161
Wightwick, Mr George 162