Chisholme, Alexander (M)

Surname: Chisholme
Forename(s): Alexander
b. 1792. d. 3 October 1847. Nationality: Scottish.
Poet, portrait painter, and historical painter. Born in Elgin, Scotland. Married Susanna Stewart Fraser. Left the weaving profession to become an artist. Moved to Edinburgh and taught at the Royal Scottish Academy. Moved to London and became a portrait painter (1818). Elected associate exhibitor of the Society of Painters in Water Colours (1829). Biographical information: Wood 90; ODNB. (AC, NM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Political Cobbler 1831 Forget-Me-Not Illustrator 15698
The China Mender 1833 Forget-Me-Not Illustrator 15254