Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue
Valentine Cameron Prinsep (1838-1904), Artist and writer
Affectionately known as ‘Buzz’, Prinsep was a man of striking physical height and presence, with considerable charm;  he was the model for the character of Taffy in George Du Maurier’s novel Trilby.
Dr Jan Marsh
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