Prof William Dyce FRSE RSA RA (/ds/; Aberdeen 19 September 1806 – 14 February 1864) was a distinguished Scottish artist, who played a significant part in the formation of public art education in the United Kingdom, as perhaps the true parent of the South Kensington Schools system.

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Pegwell Bay, Kent – a Recollection of October 5th 1858 ?1858–60 by William Dyce

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