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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 - NPG x4960

Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1860s
NPG x4960

Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton, after Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt - NPG D36065

Sir Frederick Alexis Eaton

after Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt
aquatint photogravure, (1913)
NPG D36065



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Jim Johns

06 November 2019, 00:15

He married Charlotte Caroline GREVILLE daughter of Southwell GREVILLE and his wife Jane TRONSON.