Overend, William Heysham (M)

Surname: Overend
Forename(s): William Heysham
b. 5 October 1851. d. 18 March 1898. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Illustrator and marine painter. Born in Coatham, Durham. Contributed to Greyfriar. Studied under Davis Cooper (1867-1869). Began working for the Illustrated London News in 1875. Travelled to the United States in 1882. Member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters. Exhibited at the Columbia Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Biographical information: Houfe 406; Wood 353; “Battle-Painters of the XIXth Century. III. William Heysham Overend,” The Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine, vol. 1, 1884, p. 190-192; Chris Beetles, The Illustrators: The British Art of Illustration 1800-2014, Chris Beetles, 2014, p. 52. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Goodwin Sands 1892 Good Words Illustrator 4209