Sir Robert Ker Porter

Standard Name: Porter, Sir Robert Ker
Used Form: R. K. Porter

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Family and Intimate relationships Selina Davenport
There seems to be some suggestion of an engagement to or at least a romantic interest in Jane's and Anna Maria's brother Robert Ker Porter .
Looser, Devoney. Email to Isobel Grundy about Selina Davenport.
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Maria Porter
One of her brothers, later Sir Robert Ker Porter , was a historical painter, traveller, diplomat, and travel writer.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
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Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Porter
Of her brothers William , John, and Robert , she had the closest adult relationship with Robert, who was born the year after her and who became a painter, soldier, and diplomat, working in Russia...
Literary Setting Jane Porter
Her first piece of this kind, for Friendship's Offering, 1826, was titled A Tale of Ispahan and designed to supplement an engraving of that town from a sketch by her brother Sir Robert Ker Porter
Publishing Elizabeth Helme
Editions appeared at Philadelphia in 1799 and New York in 1804 and 1814. In London Longman and Newbery put out an edition in 1800; in a later edition than this appeared a frontispiece engraved from...
Publishing Anna Maria Porter
The first volume had a frontispiece designed by AMP 's brother R. K. Porter . The epigraph came from the introduction to Gay 's Fables (1727) : From objects most minute and mean, / A...
Publishing Jane Porter
JP seems not to have begun writing seriously as early as her younger sister, who probably reached print before her. She helped during the 1790s to write descriptive pamphlets to accompany her brother's earliest military...
Publishing Jane Porter
Again she worked in conjunction with her brother Robert , designing her work to go with his painting of Suwarrow defeating the French.
Robert later published a Narrative of the Campaign in Russia, during the...
Residence Anna Maria Porter
AMP and her family moved to London, near Leicester Square, because of their mother's ambition for their painter-brother, Robert .
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
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Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
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Residence Jane Porter
JP and her family were moved from England to Scotland (Durham to Edinburgh) the year after her father's death. Before 1794, they moved back again to England, to 16 Great Newport Street, Leicester...
Textual Features Jane Porter
JP opens her story in early 1792, on the eve of Poland's unsuccessful bid for independence in the Kościuszko Uprising, and continues it in London, which was beginning to function as a haven...
Textual Production Anna Maria Porter
As the full title indicates, this was a specific attempt to educate the public, especially the young, on the cruelty to animals inherent in field sports.
Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
261
An interesting sidelight on its composition is that...
Textual Production Jane Porter
JP 's unpublished works at the Folger Library include poems, letters, and personal diaries. Other papers of hers are in the Huntington Library . Her brother 's manuscripts, at the University of Kansas and Caracas...
Travel Jane Porter
JP travelled to St Petersburg with her diplomat brother, Robert , who had lived there for years, married a Russian princess, and was now on a visit to his daughter.
Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.
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Todd, Janet, editor. Dictionary of British Women Writers. Routledge, 1989.

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