Thomas Bridgford

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portrait of Dionysius Lardner, engraving after Thomas Bridgford

Thomas Bridgford was a British artist, in Manchester, England. He produced portraits, paintings, and lithographs, in England and Ireland.

Bridgford was born 6 April 1812.[1] He moved with his family to Ireland, in 1817. In 1827 he first showed work at the Royal Hibernian Academy. He went to London in 1834, to work as a portrait painter, returning to Dublin in 1844.[2]

Bridgford died 21 November 1878 in Dublin, Ireland.


  1. ^ "BRIDGFORD, Thomas". Prints and Printmaking. The National Gallery of Australia. Retrieved 6 October 2010. 
  2. ^ H. L. Mallalieu (1986). The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920. Antique Collectors' Club. p. 51. ISBN 1-85149-025-6. 

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