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Alfred Ainger (1837-1904), Writer, humorist and divine

Sitter in 2 portraits
Writer, humorist and clergyman; ordained, 1863, becoming canon of Bristol Cathedral in 1887; appointed Master of the Temple, 1894; popular as a preacher and lecturer; author of a number of works on literary subjects, notably on his hero Charles Lamb.

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Alfred Ainger

by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier
watercolour, circa 1881
NPG 2660


Alfred Ainger ('Men of the Day. No. 532.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 13 February 1892
NPG D44581