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Wood, John (1801-1870) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in London (29 June 1801), son of a drawing master; studied at Sass's school and at the Royal Academy; won the competition to paint an altarpiece for St James' Church, Bermondsey (1845); died (191 April 1870)


Archival Resources
Number noted: 2

Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 37159-67

Original manuscripts (1 volume) of the Bermondsey altarpiece commission and of the commission of a painting of the baptism of Christ, including correspondence (some holograph from him), sketches, accounts, lists of competitors, 1845-1847
Held at: Southwark Local Studies Library
Document reference: 1214

Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55