John George Children

Standard Name: Children, John George

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Dedications Anna Atkins
It appeared before Fox Talbot 's The Pencil of Nature, 1844-6, which does not therefore, technically, deserve being called, as it sometimes is, the first photobook. But his work, unlike Atkins's, was commercially...
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Atkins
John George Children , father of Anna Atkins , when well into middle age, made a third marriage to an old friend, a widow of long standing, named Eliza Towers.
Atkins, Anna, and John George Children. Memoir of J. G. Children, Esq. Privately printed by J. B. Nichols and Sons, 1853.
202-3, 269
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Atkins
Anna's father, John George Children , was an amateur scientist during his years as a gentleman of leisure, and made a living from scientific work when that became necessary. He was twice Secretary of the...
Instructor Anna Atkins
She had a governess, Miss A. M. Bullen (who was capable of bearing her part in the family verse-writing), and a nurse of whom she was very fond, who had previously worked for her mother...
Intertextuality and Influence Anna Atkins
AA privately issued a Memoir of her father , including some unpublished poetry by his father and himself.
The Bodleian Library copy has an autograph letter from AA pasted in, dated 26 September.
Atkins, Anna, and John George Children. Memoir of J. G. Children, Esq. Privately printed by J. B. Nichols and Sons, 1853.
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Intertextuality and Influence Anna Atkins
This novel keeps its good and bad characters carefully distinct. Olive ministers to the fallen Mary; Matthew, when he gets an opportunity, strangles his wife. In due course follows a court scene, and he is...
Occupation Anna Atkins
A talented technical artist, Anna Children (later AA ) contributed more than two hundred illustrations to her father 's translation of Jean Lamarck 's Genera of Shells.
Nicholls, C. S., editor. The Dictionary of National Biography: Missing Persons. Oxford University Press, 1993.

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