Henry Thoby Prinsep (1793 - 1878)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Administrator of the East India Company, in India, 1809-43; from 1843 lived in London and served on the Council of India 1858-74. Brother-in-law of photographer Julia Margaret Cameron; friend of painter G.F. Watts and other artists and writers. Son of businessman John Prinsep; brother of Charles R. Prinsep and Indologist and scientist James Prinsep; father of painter Valentine C. Prinsep, R.A.
Essays On Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, And Palæographic, Of The Late James Prinsep, F.R.S., Secretary To The Asiatic Society Of Bengal; To Which Are Added His Useful Tables, Illustrative Of Indian History, Chronology, Modern Coinages, Weights, Measures, Etc. Edited, With Notes, And Additional Matter, By Edward Thomas, Late Of The Bengal Civil Service; Member Of The Asiatic Societies Of Calcutta, London, And Paris. In Two Volumes. - Vol. I. (II.) With Numerous Illustrations. - London:: 1858.