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  Wilson, George Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
George Washington Wilson was born in Scotland, and was one of the early royal photographers.
Thus began a long association with the Royal Family, and in 1868 Wilson illustrated one of the Queen's "Leaves from the Journal or our Life in the Highlands." In 1873 he was awarded a royal warrant.
He employed over thirty assistants in his Aberdeen firm, and was particularly keen to ensure that his prints were carefully washed and gold-toned, so as to remove all residual chemicals.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/Biographies/MainBiographies/W/WilsonG/wilsong.htm   (255 words)

  
  George Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was the successful Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War from 1775 to 1783, and later became the first President of the United States, an office to which he was elected unanimously twice, and remained in from 1789 to 1797.
George Washington was elected unanimously by the Electoral College in 1789, and remains the only person ever to be elected president unanimously (a feat which he duplicated in 1792).
Modern doctors believe that Washington died from either a streptococcal infection of the throat or, since he was bled as part of the treatment, a combination of shock from the loss of blood, asphyxia, and dehydration.
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 Encyclopedia article on George Washington [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Washington was commissioned in 1754 as a colonel in the Virginia militia and built a series of forts in the western frontier of Virginia.
Washington had to be talked into a second term of office and reluctantly agreed to it, but refused to serve a third term setting a precedent that held until the Presidency of Franklin Roosevelt.
Washington was also a cricket enthusiast and was known to have played the sport, which was popular at that time in the British colonies.
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 George Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
George Washington was commander in chief of the Continental army during the American Revolution and first president of the United States (1789-97).
Washington was reelected president in 1792, and the following year the most divisive crisis arising out of the personal and political conflicts within his cabinet occurred--over the issue of American neutrality during the war between England and France.
Washington, whose policy of neutrality angered the pro-French Jeffersonians, was horrified by the excesses of the French Revolution and enraged by the tactics of Edmond Genet, the French minister in the United States, which amounted to foreign interference in American politics.
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 George Wilson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Wilson (football coach), U.S. football coach for the Detroit Lions (1957–1964), Miami Dolphins (1966–1969)
George Wilson (baseball player), African American baseball player (turn of the 20th century)
George Wilson (mayor), Pittsburgh Mayor in the 19th century
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 USA-Presidents.Info - George Washington
Washington then organized the First Virginia Regiment, which saw service through the war; however, Washington left the Regiment to serve in the House of Burgesses.
Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, is located in what is now a suburb of Washington, D.C. Admirers of Washington circulated an apocryphal (and questionable) story about his honesty as a child.
George Washington was plagued thoughout his adult life with bad teeth, losing about 1 tooth a year from the age of 24.
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 George Washington
Washington acted quickly, and the plan eventually collapsed due to lack of public support as well as to Washington's overall superiority to his rivals.
Washington, whose policy of neutrality angered the pro-French Jeffersonians, was horrified by the excesses of the French Revolution and enraged by the tactics of Edmond Genet, the French minister in the United States, which amounted to foreign interference in American politics.
Message of President John Adams nominating George Washington to be Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies raised or to be raised in the United States.
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 Town Hall - George Washington: A National Treasure
George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy were and will always be the greatest president's of all time.
Washington was the greatest because he set the precedent -- served his terms and stepped down.
To be given power and then relinquish it.....After Washington, Lincoln was the greatest - he fought to preserve the union and reinterpreted the Declaration of Independence to focus on equality (the "new birth of freedom").
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 American Revolution - George Washington - Father of Our Nation
In May 1787, Washington headed the Virginia delegation to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and was unanimously elected presiding officer.
George Washingtons Remarkable Vision - Article published in 1880 which purports to describe a vision of America's future seen by Washington at Valley Forge.
Six Historic Americans: George Washington - Article which sets out to prove that Washington was not a Christian communicant and not a believer in the Christian religion.
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 University of Aberdeen Photographic Archive
The George Washington Wilson Photographic Collection, now in the care of the University’s Historic Collections, consists of over 40,000 glass plate negatives produced by the Aberdeen firm of George Washington Wilson & Co. during the second half of the nineteenth century.
Wilson's camera ranged all over Britain, recording everything from the simple grandeur of Fingal’s Cave on the Isle of Staffa to the bustle of London's Oxford Street with its street criers and horse-drawn cabs.
George Washington Wilson (1823-93), born in the North East of Scotland, went to Edinburgh and then London in the 1840s to train as a portrait miniaturist.
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 PSS Members  -  George Washington Wilson
Wilson's company finally went into liquidation in 1908, though many of his glass plate negatives were purchased by a former employee, Fred Hardie, and used to make post cards until 1920.
GW Wilson was reported in the photographic press of 1859 to have taken the first "instantaneous view" from this position.
GW Wilson was not satisfied with the image taken in 1859 so he returned to the same position in 1860 and took more photogrpahs, including the one above.
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 Overview of George Washington Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Wilson was born near Banff, the son of a crofter.
Wilson's photographs using the new "wet-collodian" process were both technically and artistically excellent and he became noted as the best photographer in Scotland at the time.
In 1958, Wilson's 94 year-old son, Charles, gave what was thought to be the entire collection of glass plate negatives to Aberdeen Public Library, now held by the Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/people/famousfirst1159.html   (383 words)

  
 George Washington Wilson ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Rembrandt Peale, George Washington (Porthole Portrait), circa 1846
Elisa Baker is the Exhibits Coordinator for the Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County and J.J. Wilson and Diane Gillespie are Virginia Woolf Senior Scholars and...
The unfinished, and improvised nature of the works could be described as thoughts in progress mapping out patterns of the possible, or the debris of ideas that remain from the collision between science and the everyday.
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 George Washington Wilson & Eva Viola Womack Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
John Henry Wilson (was born June 15, 1872 in Haleyville, Alabama; he was hit on the head with a blunt object and died in Verona, Lee County, MS, December 20, 1923) with his wife, Laura Elizabeth Bennick and their children.
In the first row left to right standing is the son of William Thomas and Artie Camp; seated is John Henry Wilson; standing next to him is Roy Woodrow Wilson; next to Roy is Lucille Wilson; her Mother, Laura Elizabeth Bennick is seated, and next to her is seated Albert Henry Wilson.
The births of the children of John Henry and Laura Elizabeth Bennick Wilson are; oldest to youngest: William Thomas (Tom), Albert Henry (Bert), John Lee, Napoleon Bonaparte (Boney), Dolli, Richard, Roy, and Lucille.
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 George Washington Wilson ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Charles Willson Peale - George Washington at the Battle of Princeton c.
Elisa Baker is the Exhibits Coordinator for the Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County and J.J. Wilson and Diane Gillespie are Virginia Woolf Senior Scholars and...
The unfinished, and improvised nature of the works could be described as thoughts in progress mapping out patterns of the possible, or the debris of ideas that remain from the collision between science and the everyday.
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 George Washington - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This identifies Washington as "Landes Vater" or Father of the Land.) Dating back to the Articles of Confederation, Washington can be seen as the 11th American head of government (1789-1797)
Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, is located in what is now a suburb of Washington, D.C. Admirers of Washington circulated an apocryphal story about his honesty as a child.
George Washington was argueably one of the few American Presidents who was not a Christian.
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George Washington Wilson established a popular photographic studio in Aberdeen in 1848.
By the 1880s he had built up a substantial business that was one of the world's largest publishers of topographic views, producing thousands of stereocards, cartes de visite and albumen prints.
Although the photographs were usually marked with George Washington Wilson's initials, many were actually taken by assistants like Charles Wilson [1865-1958], his son.
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 Fourth Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
George Washington (Wilson) DODD was born on 1 Jan 1851 in Winston County, Alabama.
George Washington (Wilson) DODD and Mary Elizabeth WEAVER were married.
George Washington (Wilson) DODD and Mary Elizabeth WEAVER had the following children:
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Wilson's cameras ranged all over Britain, recording everything from the simple grandeur of Fingal's cave on the Isle of Staffa to the bustle of London's busy Oxford Street with its street criers and horse-drawn cabs.
His son, Charles Wilson, and staff photographer, Fred Hardie, toured the colonial townships of South Africa and Australia, providing a vivid and unforgettable picture of gold miners and early settlers at work and play, and of the native or aboriginal way of life.
Many of the Wilson images have appeared in the University Historic Collections continuing series of GWW publications, notably the Scottish booklets.
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 George Washington [encyclopedia]
George Washington and the Founding of a Nation (PB...
Admirers of Washington circulated an apocryphal (and questionable) story about his honesty as a child.
In recent years Washington's image has been unfairly tarnished by anti-Semites who attempt to use his name to further their goals.
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 Presidents and States of the United States
Under Washington, when Congress passed a direct tax on whisky, the result was the 1794 "Whisky Rebellion" in Pennsylvania, which had to be put down by the militia.
Nevertheless, Wilson was a Ph.D. and the former President of Princeton University.
Wilson, when he got home from Versailles, was higher in the world than any other American had ever got.
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 Science and Society Picture Library - Print and Poster Sales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This photograph is from an album containing sixty photographic views of London, published by George Washington Wilson.
George Washington Wilson established a popular photographic studio in Aberdeen in 1848.
Although the photographs were usually marked with George Washington Wilson's initials, many were actually taken by assistants like Charles Wilson [1865-1958], his son.
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 Record Detail: Harry Ransom Center
Works published by the Scottish artist and photographer, George Washington Wilson, and/or his sons, Charles A. and John Wilson.
The bulk of the images were also photographed by Wilson, with a significant number of the prints attributed to his son, Charles A. Wilson.
A group of lantern slides are reproductions of images acquired from Thompson & Co. of Liverpool.
tyler.hrc.utexas.edu /photo/fullDisplay.cfm?CollID=38   (450 words)

  
 Christopher Wilson - George Washington University - RateMyProfessors.com
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Wilson loves what he does and is one of the most helpful Professors I have had.
Take this to fulfill a GCR, and it's not that bad that you have to study for only 2 exams, instead of quizzes.
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0494045850: George Washington Wilson and the Scottish railways
0494013363: George Washington at Mount Vernon on the Potomac; to give a clearer idea of the character of Washington is to set a higher standard for American patriotism
0494053454: George Washington's Mount Vernon, or, Mount Vernon and its associations, historical, biographical, and pictorial
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 George Washington Wilson Online
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All images and text on this George Washington Wilson page are copyright 2007 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
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 George Wilson at AllExperts
* George Wilson (Lafayette football), U.S. football halfback for Lafayette College, 1926 to 1928
* George Wilson (mayor), Pittsburgh Mayor from 1860 to 1862
* George A. Wilson, a U.S. Senator from Iowa
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 (George Washington WILSON - Lottie May "Katie May" WILSON )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
George Woodrow WILSON (16 Dec 1913 - 16 Nov 1929)
Gurston Randell WILSON (22 Jun 1891 - 12 Feb 1968)
John WILSON (22 Jun 1882 - 22 Jun 1882)
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 JOSEF LEBOVIC GALLERY - Aborigines, Crime, Gold
Albumen paper, studio of George Washington Wilson, 29.6 x 24.2cm.
Fred Hardy took photographs in Australia for the Scottish studio of George Washington Wilson.
He served 28 years in prison (Photo-graphy in Colonial Australia, Robert Holden); this is a variant printing to that in Holden, without titles, possibly a proof.
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