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Byrdcliffe Theatre - Photo Courtesy of the D-W Family

1903 Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony, Woodstock, New York

1903 – Dawson-Watson was motivated to leave Québec after learning from the painter, Birge Harrison, about a new arts and crafts colony in Woodstock, New York. Ralph Radcliffe Whitehead (1854-1929) …

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Quebec Snowshoer final pixel sized

1901 – 1903 Québec City

1901 – On the recommendation of a old friend from Hartford, Dawson-Watson decided to leave England for Québec, Canada. In May of 1901, he and his family sailed from Liverpool, …

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Dawson-Watson Photo and Carte Exposition 1889 pixel sized

1880s Art Student: 1886-1888 Quimperle and Paris; 1888 Giverny

The 1881 England Census listed Dawson-Watson as an “art student.” During the early 1880s, he assisted his father with various commissions, learned watercolor techniques from his uncle, Thomas J. Watson …

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Dawson Dawson-Watson as Young Child Maybe Six Years piixel sized


Dawson Dawson-Watson was born on July 21, 1864 in the Parish of St. Pancras in London, England.¹ Born into an artistic family, he was the son of John Dawson Watson …

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