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Members And Associates Of The Royal Academy Of Arts 1891 Photographed In Their Studios By Ralph W. Robinson Of Redhill

RA Collection: Book

Record number


Variant Title

Royal Academicians & Associates


[London:]: Ralph W. Robinson, (1892.)

Physical Description

[4] p., [58] pl.; 374 mm.


[T.p.] - [Preface] - [List:] Members And Associates Of The Royal Academy Of Arts In 1891, With The Years Of Their Election - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

No plate is signed.

The text printer is named on the title-page verso: 'Chiswick Press: - C. Whittingham And Co., Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.' (Charles Whittingham himself had died in 1876, and in 1888 the Chiswick Press had been bought by the publisher George Bell.)


On Leighton's house see L. Campbell, 'Decoration, display, disguise: Leighton House reconsidered', in Frederic Leighton: antiquity, Renaissance, modernity, ed. T. Barringer and E. Prettejohn (1999), p.267-93.

Summary Note

No publication-date is given on the title-page, but the brief preface by Ralph W. Robinson carries the date of 'Aug. 13, 1892.'

The list of 'Members And Associates Of The Royal Academy Of Arts In 1891' mentions seventy-three persons. Of these fifty-eight are shown in the fifty-eight plates; the names of the remaining fifteen are asterisked in the list, with the note, 'This Artist's Portrait is omitted from the Volume owing to circumstances beyond the control of the Author.'

The plates are captioned, and show: the Academicians Sir Frederick Leighton; W.C. Marshall; J.C. Hooke; T. Faed; J.C. Horsley; Sir John E. Millais; P.H. Calderon; T.S. Cooper; G.F. Watts; J. Sant; H.T. Wells; L. Stocks; E. Armitage; J. Pettie; T. Woolner; E.J. Poynter; H.W.B. Davies; W.Q. Orchardson; R.N. Shaw; H.S. Marks; W.F. Yeames; J.E. Hodgson; J.L. Pearson; T.O. Barlow; P. Graham; E. Long; W.W. Ouless; B. Riviere; J.E. Boehm; A. Waterhouse; S.L. Fildes; M. Stone; W.H. Thornycroft; J.B. Burgess; the Associates E. Crowe; G.A. Storey; P.R. Morris; E. Crofts; G.H. Boughton; J. McWhirter; V.C. Prinsep; C.B. Birch; G. Aitchison; F. Dicksee; A.C. Gow; H. Woods; T. Brock; E.J. Gregory; R.W. Macbeth; C. Hunter; H. Moore; J.W. Waterhouse; A. Gilbert; Sir Arthur W. Blomfield; E.O. Ford; W.B. Richmond; W.L. Wyllie; E.A. Waterlow.

Each plate is a pasted-in photograph.

Binding Note

19th-century brown calf; upper cover and spine panels having gilt borders; upper cover lettered in gilt, 'Royal Academicians & Associates. Ralph W. Robinson.'

Name as Subject


Artists - Painters - Sculptors - Celebrities - Studios (work spaces) - Great Britain - London - History - 19th century
Portraits - Photographs - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Photographs - Photograph albums - Photomechanical prints - Great Britain - 19th century


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