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The reminiscences of Solomon Alex. Hart, R.A. edited by Alexander Brodie

Solomon Alexander Hart RA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Printed for Private Circulation by Wyman & Sons, 1882

Physical Description

144 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait ; 19 cm.

General Note

Errata slip tipped in to p. [7].
The portrait is a mounted photograph.


Chapter I: Autobiography -- Chapter II: Four Presidents of the Royal Academy. [Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir Martin Archer Shee, Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, Sir Francis Grant] -- Chapter III: Five Keepers of the Royal Academy. [Henry Fuseli, Henry Thomson, William Hilton, George Jones, Charles Landseer] -- Chapter IV: Artists. [Benjamin Robert Haydon, Joseph Mallard Turner, William Etty, John Constable, James Northcote, Sir David Wilkie, Sir Augustus Callcott, William Collins, Charles Robert Leslie, Henry Pickersgill, Frederic R. Lee, Clarkson Stanfield, David Roberts, Daniel Maclise, Sir Edwin Landseer, John Gibson] -- Chapter V: The Duke of Wellington and Sir Wm. Allen -- The Duke of Sussex -- Lord Northwick -- Chapter VI: Theatrical reminiscences. [Edmund Kean, Charles Kemble, Charles Young, O.B. Smith] -- Chapter VII: The Deanery

Immediate source of Acquisition

Presented by Alexander Brodie. See RA Annual Report, 1882, p. 47.

Name as Subject


Alexander Brodie, editor, donor
Wyman and Sons (London), publisher, printer