Smetham, James (M)

b. 9 September 1821. d. 5 February 1889. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and artist. Born in Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire. Exhibited at the Royal Academy (1851-1854). Married Sarah Goble on 8 July 1854. Met John Ruskin while attending classes at the Working Men’s College. Acquainted with with Ford Madox Brown, Frederic Shields, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Painted biblical themes, Arcadian subjects, and nature scenes. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Song 1841-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11107
Early Dawn—Love and Hope 1841-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11106
A Nightly Remembrance 1841-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11108