John Gibson

Standard Name: Gibson, John


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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Power Cobbe
Lloyd was the daughter of the squire of Rhagatt in Merionethshire, Wales; a maiden aunt in the family had been a friend of the Ladies of Llangollen (Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby )...
Friends, Associates Margaret Sandbach
This trip was probably important for the friendship between MS and the Welsh sculptor John Gibson (to whom her grandfather William Roscoe had already been a patron and friend). She and Gibson corresponded affectionately for...
Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Sandbach
Much of the poetry was inspired by the sculpture of her friend John Gibson , to whom the book is dedicated.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Publishing Isa Blagden
IB published in the Cornhill Magazine a short, anecdotal memoir of the sculptor John Gibson (1790-1866).
Blagden, Isa. “Recollections of Gibson the Sculptor”. Cornhill Magazine, Vol.
, pp. 540-6.
The Concise Dictionary of National Biography: From Earliest Times to 1985. Oxford University Press.
Textual Features Isa Blagden
A Model and a Wife has a principal cast of three: John Herbert, a solitary English painter living in Rome in ill health; Nell Spencer, a young English heiress (once an abandoned orphan in India...
Textual Features Margaret Sandbach
It contains several religious poems, as well as three hymns. There are also sentimental poems written for friends and family. The Appeal of the Wounded Amazon was inspired by a sculpture by her friend John Gibson
Textual Production Elizabeth Rigby
ER (as Lady Eastlake) edited the autobiographical Life of John Gibson , R.A., Sculptor (who had been her personal friend).
Rigby, Elizabeth. “Preface and Memoirs”. Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake, edited by Charles Eastlake Smith, J. Murray, p. Various pages.
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British Library Catalogue.
Textual Production Margaret Sandbach
Some time in 1851 MS began writing down John Gibson 's autobiography from his dictation while he was a guest at her home. Their project was cut short when Gibson leftt the house after his...


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