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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    WILLIAM WOOD (BRITISH, 1769-1810)

    Rev. William Whiteside (1771-1806), in black coat, white waistcoat and white frilled cravat

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    WILLIAM WOOD (BRITISH, 1769-1810)
    Rev. William Whiteside (1771-1806), in black coat, white waistcoat and white frilled cravat
    oval, 3 1/16 in. (78 mm.) high, modern silver-gilt frame


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    The Rev. William Whiteside (1771-1806) was a Scholar of Trinity College, Dublin and graduated with a BA in 1794. He became a minister in the Church of Ireland and serving as a parish parson he was appointed Headmaster of Rathmines Collegiate, County Dublin. In 1806 he died of fever, leaving his wife, Anne, née Robinson, and children in straightened circumstances. Their second son, James (1804-76), became a renown judge and politician.

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