Person    | Male  Born 14/2/1838  Died 11/11/1904

Valentine Cameron Prinsep

Categories: Art, Literature

Countries: India

Born Calcutta, India. Artist and writer. His father was a civil servant in India and the family moved to England on his retirement. A minor figure in the Pre-Raphaelites, although he exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy. He was also a writer of plays and novels. And member of the Artists Rifles. Died Welbeck House, Welbeck Street.

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

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Valentine Cameron Prinsep

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Rossetti fountain

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