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Cattermole, George, artist, was born in 1800, at Dickleborough, Norfolk. Engaged at an early age to a topographical draftsman, he worked on Britton's English Cathedrals, and illustrated the Waverley Novels. He also illustrated the Historical Annual, a work by his brother, the Rev. C. Cattermole. Elected as member of the watercolour society in 1833. he contributed to its exhibitions his finest works in this department of art. In 1855 he gained a first-class gold medal at Paris, and in 1863, having meanwhile taken to oils, he exhibited A Terrible Secret at the Royal Academy. He died in 1868 at Clapham Common.