Hon John Collier
British, 1850 - 1934
Portrait of the Artist's Daughter
The bust in this painting is of Collier's father in-law, Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895). According to the Huxley File the bust was (is?) located at Hodeslea Hall, Staveley Road, Eastbourne and its creator was Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890).
|10 Staveley Road, Eastbourne, is now a listed building and its external wall is adorned with a small white plaque stating Thomas Henry Huxley lived there.
(Photo courtesy of M. Kerr Esq).
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