Morten, Thomas (M)

b. 27 March 1836. d. 23 September 1866. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Illustrator and painter of genre scenes. Born in Uxbridge, Middlesex. Lived in London. Studied at Leigh’s Central Practical School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, Portland Gallery, and Society of British Artists. Briefly a member of the Hogarth Club, but was removed due to his differences with the Pre-Raphaelites. Married Henrietta Heaton on 23 August 1862. Contributed to *London Society* and *The Quiver*. Member of the Savage Club. Friends with James McNeil Whistler, George Du Maurier, and Edward Poynter. Biographical information: Houfe 395, Wood 330, *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 13
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Swift and the Mohawks 1861-03-16 Once a Week Illustrator 436
The Father of the Regiment. (An Old Grenadier’s Story of an Episode in the Retreat of Napoleon’s “Grande Armée” from Moscow) 1861-07-13 Once a Week Illustrator 835
The Christmas Child 1862-01 Good Words Illustrator 396
The Carrier Pigeon 1862-02 Good Words Illustrator 399
Pictures in the Fire 1862-04 Good Words Illustrator 402
Cousin Winnie 1863-04 Good Words Illustrator 1576
An Orphan Family’s Christmas 1863-12 Good Words Illustrator 1596
The Cumæan Sibyl 1864-11-19 Once a Week Illustrator 708
Macdhonuil’s Coronach 1865-01-28 Once a Week Illustrator 731
The Dying Viking 1866-03-03 Once a Week Illustrator 13411
King Erick.—(From the German) 1866-04-21 Once a Week Illustrator 13428
The Curse of the Gudmunds. A Legend of Iceland 1866-08-11 Once a Week Illustrator 13462
On the Cliffs 1866-09-15 Once a Week Illustrator 13500