Thomson, E. Gertrude (Emily Gertrude), Frederic Shields and Charles Rowley in Shields's garden at Merton, [1882?]
Frederic Shields and Charles Rowley in Shields's garden at Merton.
- Merton, London, England, [1882?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; 8.2 x 8 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPhotographs A no. 1Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Frederic James Shields was a British artist, illustrator and designer associated with the Pre-Raphaelites. Charles Rowley was founder of the Ancoats Brotherhood, a group with aims of bringing art and literature to the working classes.
Annotated in ink, on verso: "Merton, July 82. Charles Rowley of Ancoats (left), William Morris (right)." In a different (later?) hand, crossed out: "Twins [of?] different mothers." The annotation's identification of Morris as the figure at right appears to be erroneous. A close variant of this photograph appeared in the Manchester City News of March 4, 1911, to illustrate an article noting the death of Shields.
- Subject Terms:
- Artists -- Great Britain.Morris, William, 1834-1896.Rowley, Charles, 1839-1933 -- Portraits.Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911 -- Portraits.
- Gelatin silver prints.
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