Beechey, Richard Brydges, 1808-1895

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Birth 1808
Death 1895-03-14
Britons

Biographical notes:

1821-1825 Royal Naval College; 1825-1828 midshipman, HMS Blossom; 1828 lieutenant; 1832-1877 exhibited seascapes at the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Suffolk Street Gallery; 1835-1857 appointed to the survey service in Ireland; 1846 commander; 1857 captain; 1857 half pay; 1864 retired from service; 1885 admiral, on senority.

Epithet: marine painter, naval officer and surveyor

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