Person    | Male  Born 8/4/1816  Died 16/3/1900

Sir Frederic William Burton

Categories: Art, Museums / Libraries

Countries: Ireland

Born County Clare, Ireland. Watercolour painter and art administrator. Appointed director of the National Gallery 1874 and knighted in 1884. Died 43 Argyle Road, Kensington.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Sir Frederic William Burton

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Rossetti fountain

Unveiled by William Holman Hunt. There must have been a committee to erect th...

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Francis Bourgeois

Francis Bourgeois

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Isaac Rosenberg

Isaac Rosenberg

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Jill (Gillian) Greenwood

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March 2023: Susanna (Greenwood) Taylor contacted us to say that her mother painted the plaques for Julian Huxley and Maggie's Corner. "She was Huxley's cousin and her name was Jill (Gillian) Greenw...

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Dame Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight

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1 memorial
Eric Gill

Eric Gill

Sculptor. Born Brighton. One of thirteen children of a clergyman, he remained religious all his life. Passionate believer in the "carving direct" method. His sculptures would sometimes depict contr...

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4 memorials