Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue
William Callow (1812-1908), Watercolour painter
In 1906, Callow was described by his nephew as a man of ‘high principle, noble bearing, unflinching courage, honour of the most uncompromising kind’, who lived to a robust and active old age.
Dr Jan Marsh
Footnotesback to top
 See NPG x5013.
 Studio, 1907, p.142.
 Callow 1908.
 James Callow; quoted Reynolds 1980, p.153.
Referencesback to topCallow 1908
Callow, W., William Callow, RWS, FRGS: An Autobiography, ed. H.M. Cundall, London, 1908.
Emanuel, F.L., 'William Callow RWS, 1812–1908', Walker’s Quarterly series, no.22, London, 1927.
Maas, J., Victorian Painters, London, 1969.
Maas, J., The Victorian Art World in Photographs, London, 1984.
Reynolds, J., William Callow RWS, London, 1980.
J. Reynolds 2004a
Reynolds, J., ‘Callow, William (1812–1908)’, ODNB, Oxford, online ed., September 2004.
Roberts & Wildman 1997
Roberts, L., and S. Wildman, eds, Arthur Hughes, His Life and Works: A Catalogue Raisonné, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1997.