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The New International Encyclopædia/Atkinson, Thomas William

ATKINSON, Thomas William (1799-1861). An English artist and traveler. He first devoted himself to architecture, but afterwards traveled extensively in western Siberia and published accounts of his travels in works beautifully illustrated by himself. The works are entitled: Explorations in Oriental and Western Siberia (London, 1857), and Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor (London, 1860).