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Medway Barge Race 1927, William Lionel Wyllie

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Arthur Foord Hughes (1856-1914)

He was born in Pimlico, London, the son of the Pre-Raphaelite painter Arthur Hughes, and his wife and former model, Tryphena Foord.

A page containing four figure studies, made by Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1857, including one of Hughes as a baby, is in the collection of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. He was also the model for the title character in his father's illustrations for "Tom Brown's School Days".

He had five siblings, including a sister, Emily, who, along with his father, survived him. He is buried at Hastings Cemetery.

He exhibited 13 works at the Royal Academy1878-1902, he also exhibited 2 works at Suffolk Street 1890-92.

His works feature in several public collections, including Ringmer Windmill and Bexhill Downs Mill at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery.

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