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HOUSTON, John Adam (1812-1884)
Born, Gwydir Castle, Wales, to James and Susannah Muir Houston of Ireland; moved with his family to Edinburgh, c. 1820 where he began his art studies; pursued further studies in Paris and German, prior to returning to Edinburgh where he launched his career as a watercolorist; early success lead to his being made an Associate of the Royal Society of Art in 1841 and a full Associate in 1844; married Caroline Amelia McLean (b. 1830, Edinburgh) c. 1850; one d (showing 500 of 1863 characters).