Christopher Williams
Christopher Williams
Christopher David Williams was a Welsh artist. He was born in Maesteg, Wales. His father Evan Williams intended him to be a doctor, but he disliked the idea. A visit to the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, in 1892, where he spent some hours in front of Frederick Leighton's "Perseus and Andromeda," revealed a new world to him. He left the Gallery with a firm decision that he would be an artist. He studied first in Neath under Mr.
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Facebook and Twitter drive rise in online libel claims - Telegraph.co.uk
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In the last year 16 libel claimants cited material published on the internet in their legal actions. The rise has been disclosed as social networking websites become the new front line in the debate
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21-year-old pleads not guilty to murder - Lewiston Sun Journal
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Bob Ryder entered a plea of not guilty at his arraignment at Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn on Thursday. Bob Ryder enters a plea of not guilty while standing next to his attorney, Justin Leary,
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Ministers back down over Facebook blackout for trouble-makers - Telegraph.co.uk
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Home Secretary Theresa May met police and executives from social media networks to see how they could help prevent them being used to organise criminal behaviour. But the Government did not seek any
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'Vampire Vision': A Study of the Player, A Study in Incentive - PopMatters
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This game was produced by the Center for Game Science as a way to measure and possibly improve players' visual perception. By training specific skills, one can theoretically become not only a better player but
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Essex school gunman challenges conviction - BurlingtonFreePress.com
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Christopher Williams, 32, of Essex has submitted papers to the court seeking relief from his convictions in the shooting of four people, two fatally. / Free Press file photo The man convicted of killing two teachers during a shooting spree in Essex
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First-degree murder charges filed for accused killer of Josselyn Bishop - Mankato Free Press
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Damone Christopher Williams-Tillman was charged this morning with five counts of first-degree murder by a grand jury, said Pat McDermott, assistant county attorney. By Dan Linehan Free Press Staff Writer MANKATO — A grand jury charged Damone
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Bishop homicide: Authorities expect charges Tuesday - Mankato Free Press
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— Authorities investigating the murder of Josselyn Bishop say they expect charges to be filed against Damone Christopher Williams-Tillman by Tuesday. Bishop's body was found near on North Victory Drive in Mankato Friday afternoon. A few hours later,
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Victim identified, suspect in custody in Mankato homicide case - Pioneer Press
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Damone Christopher Williams-Tillman, 19, of Golden Valley was taken into custody after midnight and transported to the Blue Earth County jail. A truck driver called 911 at 2:37 pm Friday to report a woman lying near the corner of North Victory and
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Police enforce bath salts ban - Lewiston Sun Journal
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After Hours Boutique Manager Jason Rioux talks about the literature, foreground, that a Lewiston police officer dropped off Thursday concerning so-called bath salts, a powdery substance used to get high
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Suspect Shoots Partner While Trying to Break into Apartment - WCTV
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"I was trying to see if my brother was hit," says Christopher Williams, whose apartment was nearly robbed Thursday night. "Because I was trying to see when they was tussling if he had got shot." They say without warning, two men forced their way into
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“I would kill the world before it did you harm” - PopMatters
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I have seen Donkey Kong scoop up Pauline countless times, climb to the top of the girders, and I still went chasing after the two without a thought. Shadows of the Damned explores the endlessness of the male mythologies of
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The rise of the hacker - Telegraph.co.uk
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An attack on Brazil's state website yesterday shows that the criminal activity is now a spectator sport, says Christopher Williams. Gary McKinnon and Mark Zuckerberg Photo: AP By Christopher Williams A month and a half ago, a group calling itself Lulz
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Shana's killer sentenced over brutal death - The Border Mail
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COROWA man Ryan Christopher Williams was yesterday jailed to a minimum of 16 years jail for the brutal death of beauty therapist Shana Wilkinson in 2009. Williams, 23, appeared for sentencing in the Supreme Court at Albury before Justice Monika Schmidt
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Men accused of cashing in on meter job - WAVY-TV
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Police arrested Christopher Williams, 33, at his home on June 14. The second suspect, 51-year-old Mark Apperson, turned himself in to police the next day. Both men are charged with Embezzlement and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1934
    Age 61
    He had a great love for humanity and deep sympathy with the downtrodden and oppressed. Shortly before his death in 1934, he presented to the Salvation Army a large picture of the Thames Embankment scene at night which he called Why?
    More Details Hide Details Williams married Emily Appleyard and together they had two sons, Gwyn and Ivor. Evan Gwyn Williams was an astronomer and his other son was the artist Ivor Williams. He was the brother-in-law of fellow artist Fred Appleyard. Works by Williams are in the collections of the National Museum of Wales, National Library of Wales, Royal Collection, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Newport Museum, Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery, Carmarthenshire County Museum, Maesteg Town Hall, Bridgend County Borough Council, Caernarfon Council, Harewood House, Aberystwyth University, National Liberal Club, Lloyd George Museum, Ffyone Mansion, Bangor University, Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Froebel College, Templeton House, Dulwich College, Llandovery College, Neath Port Talbot College, Bradford Museums Galleries and Heritage. In 1973, an exhibition was organised on the centenary of William's birth at the National Museum of Wales, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Maesteg Town Hall. A major retrospective exhibition of his work took place from July to September 2012 at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth. A version of this exhibition toured to the Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, Bangor in October and November 2012.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1911
    Age 38
    He painted the first of three portraits of Lloyd George in the summer of 1911.
    More Details Hide Details Lloyd George described him as "one of the most gifted artists Wales has produced". During the First World War, he painted the Welsh Charge at Mametz Wood, now in Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales. Williams painted three scenes from the Mabinogion. Ceridwen (1910) and Branwen (1915) are in the collection of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea. Blodeuwedd (1930) is at the Newport Museum and Art Gallery. Williams painted many landscapes in Wales, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, Morocco and Holland. Amongst his landscapes is The Red Dress at the National Museum of Wales and Holidays – Village Girls at Llangrannog in the collection of the National Library of Wales. In the post-war years and until his death Williams did much to stimulate an interest in art in Wales and was a frequent adjudicator at the National Eisteddfod, a member of the Arts Committee of the National Museum of Wales and of the Council of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion.
  • 1910
    Age 37
    His portrait of Sir Alfred Lyall was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1910 and brought him an invitation from the Royal Society of British Artists to join their ranks and he exhibited 37 paintings in their Gallery over the next decade.
    More Details Hide Details He also exhibited with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters until 1930. In 1911, Williams received a commission from King George V to work on a commemorative painting of the Investiture of Edward, Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle. As well as attending the ceremony, he visited Buckingham Palace, where the Royal Family sat for him in order to complete the detail of the picture. He completed two versions of this painting. Among his portraits were those of David Lloyd George, Sir John Williams, Sir John Rhys, Sir Henry Jones, Sir John Morris Jones, Dr Stanton Coit, Sir Frederick Mills, John Hinds MP.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1902
    Age 29
    In 1902, his Paolo and Francesca was hung in the Royal Academy and his portrait of his father was shown there in 1903.
    More Details Hide Details These were the first of 18 paintings by Williams exhibited there.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1892
    Age 19
    Williams was born in Maesteg, Wales. His father Evan Williams intended him to be a doctor, but he disliked the idea. A visit to the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, in 1892, where he spent some hours in front of Frederick Leighton's Perseus and Andromeda, revealed a new world to him.
    More Details Hide Details He left the Gallery with a firm decision that he would be an artist. He studied first in Neath at the town's Technical Institute in 1892 and 1893 under Mr. Kerr. From 1893 he spent three years at the Royal College of Art and then studied at the Royal Academy Schools from 1896 until 1901.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1873
    Age 0
    Born on January 7, 1873.
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