Alfred Edward Emslie(1848-1918), Painter
Artist of 2 portraits
Alfred Edward Emslie was an English genre and portrait painter, and photographer. He was the son of the engraver, John Emslie, and brother of John Phillipps Emslie, the figure painter. He was a elected an associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water Colours in 1888 and a member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in 1892. Emslie exhibited in London at the Royal Academy between 1869 and 1897.
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