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George Roland Halkett (1855-1918)

Artist of 2 portraits
George Roland Halkett studied art in Paris. He became a regular contributor to various newspapers and art magazines, and from 1876 was the art critic of the Edinburgh Evening News. Halkett joined the Pall Mall Gazette in 1892 as political cartoonist and writer on art. He contributed many drawings and caricatures to Punch; became the art editor of the Pall Mall magazine in 1897, and was the editor of that magazine from 1900 to 1905.

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William Ewart Gladstone

by George Roland Halkett
pencil, 1893
NPG 3183