Benjamin Brecknell Turner /   Benjamin Brecknell Turner

United Kingdom 1815 - 1894


Benjamin Brecknell Turner
Benjamin Brecknell Turner
United Kingdom
April 6, 2013
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Born in London, Turner was the eldest son in a family of eight children. The family lived above the family tallow-chandlers business where candles and saddle-soaps were made and sold. His images were based on the traditionally picturesque styles and subjects of the generation of watercolor painters before him.

Featured image: Benjamin Brecknell Turner – Trees (Pepperharrow Park) – image courtesy of Phillips