Leighton, John (M)

Surname: Leighton
Forename(s): John
b. 15 September 1822. d. 15 September 1912. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Illustrator, decorator, designer, and publisher. Pseudonym: Luke Limner. Received medals for several bookbinding designs at the The Great Exhibition of 1851 and designed the commemoration shield of the event. Designed the cover of The Keepsake (1849-1857) and Court Album (1850-1855). Made other designs for dozens of publishers between 1845 and 1902. Biographical information: ODNB , Houfe 369, Wood 281. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 9
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Popular Epithalamium on the Marriage of the Prince of Wales 1863-02 Good Words Illustrator 1572
St. George and the Dragon. An Ancient Myth Modernized 1866-12-01 Once a Week Illustrator 13506
Carol 1868-12-25 Once a Week Illustrator 12255
My Cid 1868-12-25 Once a Week Illustrator 12253
Christmas Comes But Once a Year 1868-12-25 Once a Week Illustrator 12252
Epitaph on Agnes Jones. Buried in Fahan Churchyard near Lough Swilly 1869-11-01 Good Words Illustrator 1998
My Timepiece 1870-01-01 Good Words Illustrator 2007
The Prayer of a Dying Sufferer 1871 Good Words Illustrator 2113
Stabat Mater Dolorosa 1873 Good Words Illustrator 2445