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John Franklin

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Fom The Psalms of David, 1862

John Franklin, born in Dublin c. 1807, was an Irish landscape, historical and architectural painter and illustrator. He studied at the RDS Schools and exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy from its foundation in 1826, before relocating to London in 1828. He was a prolific book illustrator in the 1850s.

Books illustratedEdit


  • Simon Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators, Antique Collectors' Club, 1996, p. 142

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