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Arnoux, M., Gaehtgens, T.W., Tempelaere-Panzani, A., (Sous la direction de) Correspondance entre Henri Fantin-Latour et Otto Scholderer 1858-1902 (Paris: Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme, 2011).

Bagdahn, J. M., ‘Otto Franz Scholderer 1834-1902 Monographie und Werkverzeichnis’ (unpublished doctoral dissertation, Universität zu Freiburg, 2002). [accessed 2/09/2018].

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Bayer, T., Page, J., The Development of the Art Market in England: Money As Muse 1730–1900 (London: Pickering & Chatto, April 2011).

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Berry, M., ‘The Société des trois: Constructing Artistic Identities in Paris and London, 1850–1870’ (unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Victoria, 2015) [accessed 14th August 2018].

Bills, M., Frank Holl: Emerging from the shadows (London: Philip Wilson in association with Watts Gallery, 2013).

Bowness, A. (Sir), Walter Neurath Lectures, The Conditions of Success: How the Modern Artist rises to Fame (London: Thames and Hudson, 1989).

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Dale, A., Fashionable Brighton 1820-1860 (London: Oriel; Second Edition, 1967).

Denney, C., At the temple of Art: The Grosvenor Galley 1877-1890 (U.S.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000).

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Faberman, H., ‘’’The Best Shop in London’’: The Fine Arts Society and the Victorian Art Scene’, in The Grosvenor Gallery: A Palace of Art in Victorian England, ed. by Susan P. Casteras and Colleen Denney (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996), pp. 147–58.

Fletcher, P. M., ‘The Periodical and the Art Market: Investigating the “Dealer-Critic System” in Victorian England’, Victorian Periodical Review, Vol. 41, No. 4 (Winter 2008), pp. 323–51.

Fletcher, P. M., ‘Creating the French Gallery: Ernest Gambart and the Rise of the Commercial Art Gallery in Mid-Victorian London’, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring 2007), [accessed 20th July 2018].

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Haskell, F., Rediscoveries in Art: Some aspects of Taste, Fashion and Collecting in England and France, The Wrightsman Lectures (Oxford: New York University Institute of Fine Art, Phaidon, 1980).

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Transcribed Newspaper Articles

I have transcribed the following newspaper articles, which are available to view on the Publications page of this website.

  • Transcribed report of the Funeral of the late Mr. Henry Hill The Western Times (Exeter, England) Thursday April 13 1882; p. 3; Issue 9973
  • Transcribed extract from the Art Journal 1867, ‘The third annual exhibition of modern pictures in the Royal Pavilion Gallery in Brighton’.
  • Transcribed Notification for Death of Henry Hill April 1882
  • Hills Will and Bequests Source: The Illustrated London News, July 1, 1882, p. 28
  • Transcript of the Fine Art Sub Committee Report November 13th 1874


Primary Sources

  • The Brighton Examiner 3rd October 1876, Brighton History Centre, acc. BH200344.1, [East Sussex Record Office].
  • Brighton Gazette 9th September 1875, Brighton History Centre acc. BH200079, [East Sussex Record Office].
  • Brighton Gazette 1882, Brighton History Centre Sussex Biographies HIB to HIX, BTNRP Ref: BH500356 [East Sussex Record Office].
  • Brighton Guardian 1876, ‘Brighton Loan Exhibition’, Brighton History Centre acc. BH200261 [East Sussex Record Office, accessed February 2018].
  • Brighton Public Art Galleries: Exhibition Catalogues. 1901-1912, (1901). National Art Library Historic Catalogues, 77.B, [accessed 19th July 2018].
  • Royal Pavilion Museum Sub Committee Minute Book 1 (September 1872 – November 1880), pp. 1 -176. Acc. RG000064 [accessed Brighton Royal Pavilion 20th April 2018]
  • Royal Pavilion Museum Sub Committee Minute Book 2 (December 1880 – December 1888), pp. 177 – 353. Acc. RG000061 [accessed Brighton Royal Pavilion 20th April 2018]
  • Royal Pavilion Fine Arts Sub-Committee Minute Book (1872-1878). Acc. RG001174 [accessed Brighton Royal Pavilion 20th April 2018]
  • Royal Pavilion Fine Arts Sub-Committee Minute Book, Book 2 (1879-1885). Acc. RG001175 [accessed Brighton Royal Pavilion 20th April 2018]
  • Brighton Town Council, 1882, Announcement of the funeral of Captain Henry Hill [one page] East Sussex Record Office, ESRO reference: PAR 277/7/2/14/38 [accessed 20th February 2018]
  • Brighton School of Science & Art, The Report of the Building Committee, Presented and Approved at a General Meeting of the Subscribers and Donors, held at the School, 3rd October, 1877 East Sussex Record Office, ESRO reference: DB/B 76 [accessed 20th February 2018]
  • Brighton School of Science and Art, Brighton Art Loan Exhibition 1884, Catalogue, Brighton History Centre, BTNRP Ref: BHSB708.2B76[8] [accessed 20th February 2018]
  • Brighton School of Science & Art, Annual reports with receipt and expenditure accounts 1860-1886 East Sussex Record Office, ESRO reference: DB/B 76/1 [accessed 20th February 2018]
  • City of Westminster Archive, Census information
  • City of Westminster Archive, Westminster Marriages, Birth, Marriage, Death and Parish Records.
  • Lady Eastlake, ‘Memoir,’ in: Sir Charles Locke Eastlake, Contributions to the Literature of the Fine Arts with a Memoir Compiled by Lady Eastlake, 2nd ed. (London: 1870), 147.
  • London Metropolitan Archives: City of London – Records of the Tailors Benevolent Institution for the Relief of Aged and Infirm, Ref: ACC/2655 [accessed April 2018]
  • Meynell, A., ‘A Brighton Treasure House’ The Magazine of Art V, (London, Paris and New York: Cassel, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1882), pp. 1 – 7, 80 – 86, 116 – 121.
  • Punch Magazine The Song of the Shirt, c. 1843 [accessed 3rd September 2018]
  • Pursey Architects Technical Report on 53, Marine Parade Unpublished Document 1999 [accessed 20th April 2018 within a file relating to the portrait of Captain Henry Hill by Frank Holl (1880), Acc. FA000603.
  • Royal Academy Archives, [accessed 10th August 2018].
  • Sussex Advertiser, Surry Gazette and West Kent Courier (Lewis, England) Saturday May 11, 1878; pg. 4 British Library Newspapers, Part V: 1746-1950
  • The Art Journal 1867 Clipping in BH500356, Sussex Biographies HIB to HIX, East Sussex Records office [Accessed 20th February 2018]
  • The Illustrated London News, Feb 10, 1877, p. 133
  • The Illustrated London News, July 1, 1882, p. 28
  • The Times War office Circular, 12 May 1859, Published May 13th 1859 [accessed online 18th April 2018, British Library].
  • The Western Times Funeral of the late Mr. Henry Hill (Exeter, England) Thursday April 13,1882; p. 3; Issue 9973 [accessed online 18th April 2018, British Library]
  • University of Glasgow The Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler [accessed online 3rd September 2018]