William Simpson

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Place: Glasgow

Born: 1823

Death: 1899


William Simpson (28 October 1823 – 17 August 1899) was a Scottish artist, war artist and war correspondent. Born into poverty in Glasgow, Simpson went on to become one of the leading 'special artists' of his day, and sketched many scenes of war for the Illustrated London News. His early years were very difficult living in a house with an abusive an...

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