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Reid, George William

    Full Name: Reid, George William

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1819

    Date Died: 1887

    Home Country/ies: United Kingdom

    Subject Area(s): drawings (visual works) and prints (visual works)

    Career(s): curators


    Curator of Prints and Drawing, British Museum. He commissioned Frederic George Stephens to write the initial volumes of the collection, which began appearing in 1870.

    Selected Bibliography

    British Museum. Department of Prints and Drawings. Title: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum : Division I. Political and personal satires (no.1-15496). Published: [London] : Printed by order of the Trustees, 1870-1952.


    "Reid, George William." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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