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 William Fairthorne  (1812 - )

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Lived/Active: New York/Illinois / England      Known for: Copperplate engraving and printing

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BIOGRAPHY for William Fairthorne
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1812 (London, England)
 
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New York/Illinois / England

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
The following information is from Simon Fairthorne, descendant of the artist.

William Fairthorne son of Thomas Fairthorne and Sarah White Falkener was born 14 July 1812
(Source - Australian death certificate of his mother)

He was baptized 14 August 1812 at St Ann, Blackfriars, London
(Source - Parish Register kept at Guildhall)

In 1839 he was living in New York City at 68 Nassau and working at 350 Houston, Manhattan.
(Source - 1839 NY Directory) and was living in New York Ward 14 with his wife Hannah and son William F Fairthorne (Source - US 1850 Census).

In 1855 he was in Springfield, Illinois
(Source - Springfield Illinois City Directory 1855)

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