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Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton (1838-1913), Secretary of the Royal Academy, editor and writer

Sitter in 6 portraits
Frederick Eaton was a medievalist and the secretary and chronicler of the Royal Academy. He was educated at St. Alban's, Oxford, graduating in 1860. Eaton edited Murray's Handbooks on Egypt in 1870 and later one on South Italy. He was appointed secretary of the Royal Academy in 1873, where he was required to deal with the artists exhibiting and those who had been rejected from the annual exhibitions. In 1882, he translated the biography of Albrecht Dürer by Moriz Thausing.

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Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1860s
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Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton

by Unknown photographer
cabinet card, circa 1890s
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Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton

after Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt
aquatint photogravure, (1913)
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Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
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