James Havard Thomas
Dr P.H. Emerson 1888

Artwork details

James Havard Thomas 1854–1921
Dr P.H. Emerson
Date 1888
Medium Marble
Dimensions Object: 254 x 175 x 19 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1959
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00229 DR P.H. EMERSON 1888

Inscr. ‘A mon Ami P.H.Emerson.1888. J H T [in monogram]’.
Marble bas-relief, 10×6 7/8× 3/4 (25·5×17·5×2).
Presented by Miss Gladys Emerson 1959.
Coll: Given by the artist to Dr Emerson; his daughter Miss Gladys Emerson.

Peter Henry Emerson, L.R.C.P., M.R.C.S., B.A., M.B. (1856–1936), was an author of books on archaeology, the Norfolk Broads and other allied subjects between 1885 and 1925. He was also a pioneer of artistic photography. The bas-relief was given to the sitter by the artist, whose friend he was for many years.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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