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George Frdk Flinn, a commercial traveller,lived at 2 Soho St, Handsworth (1861); then
1881 at 25 Soho Rd, Handsworth as a brewer;
1891 at 182 Soho Hill End, Handsworth (1891 piece 2261, Folio 37)
One author has said he had worked for J&J Colman for 43 years and at 182 Soho Hill.
I have yet to...
Sounds plausible, rather like the idea of Gleaner as a winner. Took a squizz at the image via Christie' s site, and why not?
Yes, I see the book on Google books. Wonderful. Great find Pedrocut. Most grateful.
Have discovered these candidates at the website of Invaluable.com: Cornelis Jan Bolt; Johann Friedrich Bolt, copper plate engraver; Niels Peter Bolt; Ronald William Bolt. There is also listed there Frederick Morgan, ROI (British, 1847-1927) "Gleaners". So not much clearer as yet.
But wait ... there's more: BOLT.
In his Will Edwin had listed this one
The Gleaners, by Bolt. ‘Bolt’ as a painter, is not found in any on-line reference that I can find. The only painting titled ‘The Gleaners’ found on-line is by Jean-Francoise Millet, 1857.
Is there a Birmingham painter named...
Ok everybody, glad to find this thread, great discussions, love it.
Now, in this Covid 19 period how to locate Mr Edward Weston Withers 1763-1819, Edgbaston. His son Edwin is the only reference to him as 'artist' in 1830. So far no joy in finding any reference to him apart from that.
Last year I was searching for Withers in Cheapside. Somebody posted an image of, I think, Cheapside to Deritend (perhaps with a tram, but I'm not now certain). In that photo was a two story building wit a clear sign on the top wall saying "Withers Tobacconist" with an arrow pointing...