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Who is Alfred Wallis?

Alfred Wallis was a Cornish fisherman and artist. His parents, Charles and Jane Wallis, were from Penzance in Cornwall and moved to Devonport, Devon to find work in 1850 where Alfred and his brother Charles were born. Later, when Jane Wallis died, the family returned to Penzance. On leaving school Alfred was apprenticed to a basketmaker before becoming a mariner in the merchant service by the early 1870s. He sailed on schooners across the North Atlantic between Penzance and Newfoundland.

  • born on (160 years ago) in Devonport, Plymouth
  • profession: Artist, fisherman, visual artist
  • died on (73 years ago) in Madron

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Google previewThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1911)

Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Johann Jakob Herzog, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson, Charles Colebrook Sherman, George William Gilmore

SAMUEL ALFRED WALLIS, D.D., Secretary of the Faculty of the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia, near Alexandria, Va. WILLIAM FAIRFIELD WARREN, S.T.D., LL.D., Dean of the School of Theology, Boston University.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

PAUL, ALFRED WALLIS, CLE. (A. W. P.) Sikkim. PAULI, REINHOLD. Lübeck {in parí). PAYNE, REV. ARNOLD HILL, M.A Deaf and Dumb. PAYNE, EDWARD JOHN, M.A. (£. J. P.; Grey, 2nd Earl. PAYNE, JOSEPH FRANK, M.A., M.D., F.R.C.P. ...

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