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George Jones
Birth: Jan. 6, 1786, England
Death: Sep. 19, 1869
Regents Park
Greater London, England

Artist. He is best remembered for his paintings of military subjects and British battle scenes. He was born on January 6, 1786, the son of John Jones, a mezzotint engraver. In 1801 he became a student at the Royal Academy in London, England, where he was a frequent art exhibitor over the next eight years. He joined the Royal Montgomery Militia and was commissioned a captain on February 17, 1812 and was part of the British army of occupation in Paris, France after the Battle of Waterloo. After the war he resumed his are career, winning prizes and fame for his paintings of military engagements. In 1822 he was elected an associate of the Royal Academy and became a full member in 1824 as its librarian, and from 1840 to 1850 its keeper. He became an executor to British engraver Charles Turner, who had apprenticed under his father, and to British landscape painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (no relation to Charles Turner). He died on September 19, 1869 in Park Square, Regent's Park, London, England. Among the British battle scenes that he painted include the Peninsular War Campaign, the Borodino and Waterloo battles, the Scinde Campaign, the Crimean War Campaign, the Indian Mutiny Campaign, and the Abyssinian Campaign.
 (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
 
Burial:
Highgate Cemetery (West)
Highgate
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
 
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Record added: Jul 10, 2000
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- R I P
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014
Thank you for your artistic talents. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: May. 3, 2013
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