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William Alford

 (19th century)
William Alford was active/lived in United Kingdom.  William Alford is known for painting.

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William Alford was one of William Powell Frith's illegitimate children; he had 19 children in total, 12 of which he had with his wife, and seven with his mistress.

William Powell Frith (1819–1909) was a British painter best known for his scenes of Victorian life, one of his most popular being "Derby Day", painted between 1856-8, which drew huge crowds when it was first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1858.  Frith was a friend of Charles Dickens, whose portrait he painted in 1886.



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