O’Neil, Henry (M)

Surname: O’Neil
Forename(s): Henry Nelson
b. 17 January 1817. d. 13 March 1880. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Archeologist, poet, historical genre painter, and prose writer. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Moved to England in 1823. Studied at the Royal Academy Schools (1836). Founding member of the sketching club the Clique, of which his friend William Powell Frith was also a member. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution, and the Society of British Artists. Member of the Garrick Club and associate of the Royal Academy. Friends with Frederic Leighton and John Everett Millais. Biographical Information: Curran Index, ODNB. (DD, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Where Shall I Seek? 1855 The Keepsake Poet 5706
Lines Written in an Album. To Eliza 1855 The Keepsake Poet 5713