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Charles Robert Leslie

(1794-1859), Painter and writer

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist associated with 22 portraits
Son of American parents, Leslie was famous for his genre and literary subjects. He published Memoirs of the Life of John Constable, 1843, and was the Professor of Painting at the Royal Academy, 1848-52.

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Charles Robert Leslie, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax14809

Charles Robert Leslie

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1850s
NPG Ax14809

Charles Robert Leslie, by Benjamin Wyon - NPG D2922

Charles Robert Leslie

by Benjamin Wyon
bronze medal, 1870
NPG D2922

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Diana Jones (nee Poole)

17 October 2017, 17:42

He is my Great Great Great Grand Father by Adoption. My Grand Mother was Helen Leslie Poole (nee Spence) Her Grand Father was Bradford Leslie, son of Charles Robert Leslie. We still carry the family name "Leslie"in our family. My niece is Helen Leslie and my sister is also Helen Leslie, still carrying on the family name of "Leslie". My Father was adopted by Helen Leslie Poole (nee Spence). It is a shame my Father never told us about his Great Grand Father, I only found out doing the Family Tree.

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