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Henry Major

 (1829 - 1902)
Henry Archibald Major was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Henry Major is known for scene paintings, murals, still lives.

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The following biographical information has been provided by John Major, a great-great-grandson of the artist.

Henry Archibald Major (1829-1902) - The Postman Artist

It was known within my family that H A Major had been a letter-carrier (postman) in the Lincoln Inns Fields area of London and that he was also an accomplished painter.  Further inquiries have revealed that he was a considerable violinist, a writer of farces and dramas, had acted at the Strand Theatre for some 6 months in the middle 1850s and was a scene-painter at the Grecian Theatre during the managership of George Conquest.  It is not surprising that with the inroads that these extra-mural interests made on his time, he applied for, and was granted,   ...  Displaying 750 of 3941 characters.

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Grapes in a wicker basket with a plum and lemon to the side, on a wooden ledge
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