Thomas Woolnoth

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Thomas Alfred Woolnoth (1785–1857) was an English engraver. He was known for his portraits of theatre people. [1] He also painted, and engraved works of Correggio and Van Dyck. Woolnoth was engraver to Queen Victoria. [2] His work was also included in Cadell and Davies Britannia depicta .

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