Carr, Joseph William Comyns

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J. Comyns Carr (1849–1916); author, gallery director and theatre manager.

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J. Comyns Carr (1849–1916; Oxford DNB); author, gallery director and theatre manager. Advocate of Pre-Raphaelite art, writing criticism of the art establishment. Became editor of L'Art in 1875, founded Art and Letters (1881–1883), and was editor of the English Illustrated Magazine (1883–1886). Published several books of his journalism.

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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company. Portrait of Joseph William Comyns Carr. Albumen Cabinet Card. 1900s. NPG x5674 © National Portrait Gallery, London. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw178528/Joseph-William-Comyns-Carr.

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“Carr, Joseph William Comyns,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed February 28, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Carr-Joseph-William-Comyns.

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