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Thomas Woolner, R. A. Sculptor and poet, his life in letters

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Written by his daughter Amy Woolner. London : Chapman and Hall, 1917. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, portrait frontispiece by Rossetti, pp. xviii; 352, illustrated.

‘Thomas Woolner RA (17 December 1825 – 7 October 1892) was an English sculptor and poet who was one of the founder-members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was the only sculptor among the original members. After participating in the foundation of the PRB, Woolner emigrated for a period to Australia. He returned to Britain to have a successful career as a sculptor, creating many important public works as well as memorials, tomb sculptures and narrative reliefs. He corresponded with many notable men of the day and also had some success as a poet and as an art dealer.’ – Wikipedia