James Wiliam Carling (1)
Pavement Artist - Aged 14 years

Picture donated by Ron Formby

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1857 - 1887

2007 marked the 150th Anniversary of the birth of James William Carling (pictured aged 14).

His birthplace was 38 Addison Street, Liverpool 3. He attended Holy Cross School opened in 1859.

Within the Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia, USA there are displayed 43 illustrations of
Edgar Allen Poe's most famous poem, "The Raven," which were created by James William Carling in the 1880s.

James William Carling died in 1887 and is buried at Walton Park Cemetery.