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George Arthur Gaskell


Portrait painter and author. Worked in both oil and watercolour and exhibited at major exhibitions including the Royal Academy of Arts. Wrote on mysticism and as an advocate of birth control.


Census returns of England and Wales 1891 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG12/12/98/33)

Dictionary of British Artists

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–95 (, accessed 26 June 2016)

Liverpool, England, Church of England baptisms, 1813–1906 (, accessed 26 June 2017)


Sally Davis, (accessed 26 October 2017).


NUC: The national union catalog. Pre-1956 imprints. 685 vols. and supplement (69 vols.). London and Chicago: Mansell. 1968–81.