William Spottiswoode

Born: 11 January 1825 in London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 27 June 1883
Biography
Printer. William Spottiswoode's father was Andrew Spottiswoode, a member of the printing firm of Eyre and Spottiswoode, the Queen's printers. In 1846 his father had financial problems and Spottiswoode took over the firm. Spottiswoode married Eliza Taylor Arbuthnot on 27 April 1861. Their son, William Spottiswoode, born in 1864, became a partner, and later a director, of his father's publishing firm of Eyre and Spottiswoode. [Source: School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of St Andrews website].
 
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Royal Academy : observations of the members of the Royal Academy of Arts upon the report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the present position of the Royal Academy in relation to the fine arts. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty   - London 1864   
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Great Britain. Parliament   Report Of The Commissioners Appointed To Inquire Into The Present Position Of The Royal Academy In Relation To The Fine Arts; Together With The Minutes Of Evidence. - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. - - London: 1863.   
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