Andrews, George Henry (1816-1898) OWS

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  • George Henry Andrews was a professional engineer, marine painter, watercolourist and illustrator. Born in Lambeth, England in 1816, The source of his training is unknown, but by 1840 he was an active book illustrator, and by 1847 was on the artistic staff of the Illustrated London News. He began exhibiting in 1840 and was elected a member of the Old Watercolour Society in 1856. Later he became the Royal Navy Artist and in 1860, at the peak of his career, he accompanied the Prince of Wales (who became Edward VII) on a tour of Canada.

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