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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