John Callcott Horsley

Standard Name: Horsley, John Callcott


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Friends, Associates Maria Callcott
Her friends at this period of her life included the diarist and letter-writer Caroline Fox (with whom her relationship was very close),
This is the Hon. Caroline Fox (1767-1845), not to be confused with the...


Late 1843: Sir Henry Cole, tired of writing out Christmas...

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Late 1843

Sir Henry Cole , tired of writing out Christmas greetings for all his friends, commissioned John Callcott Horsley to design the first pictorial Christmas card.

May 1885: John Callcott Horsley, Rector of the Royal...

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May 1885

John Callcott Horsley , Rector of the Royal Academy , first stated his objection to the use of nude female models in a letter to The Times which he signed a British Matron.


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