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Walter Geikie
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 10th of November 1795
Died on 1st of August 1837

Born 1795. Bied 1837 - Scottish painter and printmaker.

Could neither hear nor speak, taught to read and write by Thomas Braidwood. Best known for his paintings of everyday and his topographical drawings. Notable works include a collection of etchings, Sketches of Scottish Life and Character.

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