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Thomas Caparn

 (1834 - 1925)
Thomas John Caparn was active/lived in New Jersey / England.  Thomas Caparn is known for painting.

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Thomas Caparn


Biography and illustrations from Caparn Family collection of Oliver Chamberlain, Jr., great-grandson of Thomas John Caparn.  6/2006:

Thomas John Caparn
artist, horticulturist, businessman

Thomas John Caparn was born at Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, on January 10, 1834.  His father, William Horner Caparn (1804-1872), was a nurseryman and seedsman, owning a large nursery there; he was from a prominent family, several ancestors having included mayors of the town.

Like his father, by 1854 Thomas John Caparn had set up a nursery in Newark on Trent, and by 1869 was furnishing plans for gardens and staff to install them.  He won major awards at English Midlands flower shows and was oft  ...  Displaying 750 of 4724 characters.




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About  Thomas Caparn

Born:  1834 - Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
Died:   1925 - Summit, New Jersey
Known for:  painting