COWIE, Frederick

1823 - 1898

Frederick Cowie, was born on 8 September and baptised at St Mary Woolnoth, London on 5 October 1823, son of James Cowie and his wife Catherine née Ledger, and in 1841 were living at Burton Crescent, St Pancras, London with his mother and eight siblings. Frederick married at Islington, London on 29 April 1861, Amelia Head (1832-1868) and they had two daughters Emily and Ada and two sons Morton Head Cowie and Arthur Stanhope Cowie. His wife Amelia died at Syringa Cottage, Turnham Green, London on 10 November 1868 and in 1871, Frederick was a widower, living at 21 Kilburn Square, Willesden with his four children. Frederick Cowie was an historical figure painter and artist, a member of the Royal Academy in London, he exhibited at The Suffolk Fine Arts Associations [q.v.] show at Ipswich in 1850, 'Queen Elizabeth at Kenilworth' and in Lancashire in 1881 'Death of Lord Beaconsfield' which was hung in Buckingham Palace for Queen Victoria, he also exhibited at the Scottish National Art Union and elsewhere. He died at 61 Somerleyton Road, East Brixton on 28 December 1898.




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