1 Nov. 1790
, second son of
. His career is not recorded until
when he was responsible for some of the illustrations in
The Mirror of the Stage
, and the lithographs used in
Costume of Shakespere's Historical Tragedy of King John
. He achieved popularity with
The Heads of the People or Portraits of the English
, to which
put out an illustrated edition of
; he also illustrated many of the Christmas numbers of the
Illustrated London News
. He m. the daughter of
, and was friendly with the leading writers of his day. He d.
19 Aug. 1874
- Registers of S. Mary's, Cardigan;
Oxford Dictionary of National
- catalogue 139 of Ifan Kyrle Fletcher;
G. N. Ray
The Letters and Private Papers of William
Makepeace Thackeray. Collected and edited by Gordon N.
), i, 426.
Cecil John Layton Price, Ph.D. (1915-91), Aberystwyth / Swansea