George The Elder Chambers - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  George The Elder Chambers

Born: 1803

Death: 1840


George Hyde Chambers (23 October 1803 – 29 October 1840) was an English marine painter. Chambers was born in a poor working-class area of Whitby, Yorkshire, the second son of a seaman his mother took in lodgers. At the age of 8 years, he was working on the coal sloops in the town harbour. At the age of 10, he served as a cabin boy on a coasting ves...

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