Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue
Sir (William) Hamo Thornycroft (1850-1925), Sculptor; son of Thomas Thornycroft and Mary Thornycroft
Physically, he was tall, ‘extremely powerful in frame’ with ‘curly, golden-red’ hair. 
Dr Jan Marsh
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