John Callcott Horsley
Person Male Born 29/1/1817 Died 18/10/1903
Painter. Born Brompton Row. Designer of the first Christmas card. His sister married I. K. Brunel. A religious man, his objection to the prevalence of paintings of nudes caused 'Punch' to nickname him "Mr J. C(lothes) Horsley" (a pun on clothes horse, ho, ho, ho). His son Gerald was an architect. Died 1 High Row, Kensington.