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Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854
[Album page featuring notes by Thomas Crofton Croker on his friendship with Henry Perronet Briggs, with a portrait by Moreau of Thomas Foster attached, and a loose related lithograph]
Handwritten notes continue list of Briggs' principal portraits from previous page, mention the Briggs' death,and describes how he came to meet Thomas Foster. He also mentions the dog of Alcibiades. While Moreau's portrait is pasted on to the page, the lithograph by Robert Lucius West after Briggs' portrait has been placed loosely between the pages of the album. The list of sitters includes Baron Alderson, Mrs Opie and the Rev H.H. Milman.
Crofton Croker Album
37.1 x 26.8 cm
Ink on paper
Purchased by National Gallery of Ireland from a private collector in London in 2003.
By appointment only
National Gallery of Ireland
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