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Edward Quaile

Scots-born (1821 - 1900) collector and previous owner of 'Spring, Arnside Knot from Warton Crag' by Daniel Alexander Williamson in the Walker Art Gallery collection

A Scots-born Cotton Broker and Insurance Agent who lived in Liverpool and Bidston before settling in Birkenhead, eventually at Lynmore, Palm Grove, Claughton. He collected illuminated manuscripts and wrote ‘Illuminated manuscripts: their origin, history and characteristics. A sketch, by Edward Quaile. With twenty-six examples from books of hours in his possession’, Liverpool, H. Young & sons, 1897.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Previous owner
  • Nationality
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Born
    1821
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: Scotland: Dumfriesshire: Dumfries
  • Died
    1900
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Wirral: Birkenhead
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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