Frederick Leighton

Made:
1877 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield
'Frederick [sic] Leighton', 1877
      A photographic portrait of Lord Frederic Leighton [1830-1896] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe

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'Frederick [sic] Leighton', 1877 A photographic portrait of Lord Frederic Leighton [1830-1896] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Woodburytype entitled 'Frederick [sic] Leighton' taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1877. This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time.

A Woodburytype entitled 'Frederick [sic] Leighton' taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1877.

Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) was an English painter and sculptor who began his studies in Italy. He became president of the Royal Academy in 1878, a post he held until his death in 1896.

This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time. A brief biographical essay by Thompson Cooper (1837-1904) accompanied each portrait.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6007/10
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford