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Thomas Ellerby

(active 1821-1857), Painter

Artist associated with 4 portraits

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Miss Goodall, by William Ward, after  Thomas Ellerby - NPG D2408

Miss Goodall

by William Ward, after Thomas Ellerby
mezzotint, published 1826
NPG D2408

Miss Goodall, by William Ward, published by  Colnaghi, Son & Co, after  Thomas Ellerby - NPG D2893

Miss Goodall

by William Ward, published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, after Thomas Ellerby
mezzotint, published 1 May 1826
NPG D2893

Caleb Readshaw, by Samuel Cousins, after  Thomas Ellerby - NPG D3961

Caleb Readshaw

by Samuel Cousins, after Thomas Ellerby
mezzotint, (1832)
NPG D3961

Charles Heneage Elsley, by James Scott, published by  Robert Sunter, after  Thomas Ellerby - NPG D36173

Charles Heneage Elsley

by James Scott, published by Robert Sunter, after Thomas Ellerby
mixed-method engraving, published 1 August 1853
NPG D36173

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Katharine Flanagan

23 August 2019, 21:48

Thomas Ellerby painted portraits of my great great grandparents, Thomas Barnabas Daft (well-known inventor in England) and his wife Emma Matilda Daft, at their home, Leseyre Lodge, Lesayre Road, Isle of Man. I am not sure of the date but they lived there for several years around the mid 1800s. Sadly the portraits burned a few years ago but I have Emma's partially burned painting, a phot of which I will send along. I have a letter from their son, Leo Daft, the famous English inventor in the US (first commercial electric trolley car, first man to electrify machinery in New York city while Edison was providing light.) telling my father about the portraits and will send this too.
I am not sure how useful this will be but it does give a bit of information about the painter.

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