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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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With an Index of English Words, King List, and Geographical List with Indexes, List of Hieroglyphic Characters, Coptic and Semitic Alphabets, Etc by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
With an Index of English Words, King List, and Geographical List with Indexes, List of Hieroglyphic Characters, Coptic and Semitic Alphabets, Etc Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge. Bissing, F. W. von. Boehl, F. M. T. Boinet, A. Borchardt, L..
by Ian Chilvers, John Glaves-Smith
The inscription on it reads: ' Alfred Wallis, Artist and Mariner'. Further Reading: S. Berlin, Alfred Wallis: Primitive ...
by Theresa Bane
Budge, Ernest Alfred Wallis. The Gods of the Egyptians: or, Studies in Egyptian Mythology. London: Methuen, 1904. Buitenen, Johannes, and Adrianus Bernardus. The MahIb- hIrata, Vol. 1. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973 .
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
Alfred Wallis Paul, CLE.
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