Sir Arthur Helps Vanity Fair Print English writer, dean of the Privy Council and Cambridge Apostle. He died 1 year after this Caricature war painted by SPY (Sir Leslie Ward). Educated at Eton and at Trinity College, Cambridge, coming out thirty-first wrangler in the mathematical tripos in 1835. He was recognized by the ablest of his contemporaries there as a man of superior gifts, and likely to make his mark in later life.
As a member of the “Conversazione Society”, better known as the Cambridge Apostles, a society established in 1820 for the purposes of discussion on social and literary questions by a few young men attracted to each other by a common taste for literature and speculation, he was associated with Charles Buller, Frederick Maurice, Richard Chenevix Trench, Monckton Milnes, Arthur Hallam and Alfred Tennyson.
Sir Arthur Helps K.C.B. Vanity Fair Print . Original Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: Council, Published: 15-Aug-1874 Signed by: SPY, Leslie Ward . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm. Free postage to mainland UK. Overseas buyers please contact us to agree shipping.
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