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Last NameCarmichael    
Given NameJames Wilson    
alt. NamesJ. W. C. ;    
Childrendaughter Annie, who married William Luson Thomas, son of a shipbroker and a successful artist    
Year born1799 in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberl    
Year died1868    
Place of deathScarborough    
Father's occupationship's carpenter William Carmichael (17xx-1xxx)    
Educationwent to sea at an early age & spent three years on board a sailing vessel; apprenticed to a shipbuilding firm    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forVisits to remarkable places: Old halls, battle fields & scenes illustrations of striking passages in history and poetry: chiefly in the counties of Durham & Northumberland (Newcastle 1837) ; The Art of Marine Painting in Water-Colours (1859) ; Art of Marine Painting in Oil-Colours (1864) ;     
PatronageSociety of British Artists; exhibits of paintings & watercolours at the Royal Academy of Arts in London; drawings for the Illustrated London News.    
Techniqueshistorical and marine painting ; topographical drawing    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Wilson_Carmichael    
Published sourcesBryan I (1886) ; Klingender 1968/74: 136 ; John Wilson Carmichael, 1799-1868 (c. 1995) ;    
otherEnglish marine painter & illustrator who lived in Newcastle until c.1845, when he moved to London; later moved to Scarborough, where he died.    

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