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   Gibbings
   Robert John
   R. J. G. ;
   1. Moira Pennefather in 1919-1933/7 ; 2. Elisabeth Empson in 1934-1946/51
   7: Patrick (1920), Brigid (1923), Lawrence, Finnbar (1927); Vahine (1934), Tiare (1937), Shaun (1946)
   1889 Cork, Ireland
   1958
   Oxford, England
   Reverend Edward Gibbings, minister Church of Ireland
   grandfather: Robert Day (1836-1914), antiquarian photographer saddler; mother: Caroline Rouvière
   medicine, art at University College Cork; pupil of Harry Scully painter, Noel Rooke woodengr.; Slade School Art, Central School Art & Design; London
   United Kingdom
   Pierre de Bourdeille; Edward Grey: Charm of Birds 1927; Charles Darwin: Voyage Beagle 1956; Godfrey P Harrison: A Bird Diary 1936
   founding member of Society of Wood Engravers 1920; London Zoo
   Noel Rooke ; Christopher Sandford ; Eric Gill ;
   botanical drawing, xylography, wood engraving, sculpting, and etching
   http://www.reading.ac.uk/special-collections/news/exhibitions/sc-exhibition-robertgibbings.aspx
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Gibbings
   AKL 53 2007: 291 ; Vollmer 2 1955: 239 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; C. E. Jackson: Bird Artists 1999: 254f. ; Butler 2000: chap. 1 ;
   Further Places of Activity: Ireland, Caribbean, and Polynesia. Lecturer in typography, book production & illustration at University of Reading 1936.
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