decorated initial 'F' rederick (or sometimes Frank) Hamilton Jackson, usually known as F. Hamilton Jackson, was one of those multi-talented Victorians who was hard to categorise. According to his obituary in the Times of Tuesday, 16 October 1923,

Mr. F. Hamilton Jackson. R.B.A.... was well known as a designer, painter, and writer, and was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy, as well as in the provinces. As a student he was a first-class medallist at the Royal Academy Schools, and was later a master in the Antique School at the Slade. He was a founder and past vice-president of the Society of Designers, vice-president of the Royal Society of British Artists, and a member of the Art Workers' Guild. Many examples at his work in ecclesiastical decoration are to be found both in London and in provincial churches, notably the mosaic reredos in St. Bartholomew's, Brighton, a semi-dome in St. Basil's, Deritend [in Birmingham], and a reredos in St. Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich. He was the author of books on the architecture of South and South-East Europe and of handbooks on decoration and mural painting. [15]

He was a friend and colleague of the equally hard to categorise T. R. Spence, whose work he promoted and defended against criticism. — Jacqueline Banerjee

Works

Bibliography

Jackson, F. Hamilton. Intarsia and Marquetry. London: Sands & Co., 1903. Internet Archive. Contributed by Robarts Library, University of Toronto. Web. 9 July 2017.

The Magazine of Art. (London, 1902): 365-70.

_____. Mural Painting. London: Sands & Co., 1904. Internet Archive. Contributed by Robarts Library, University of Toronto. Web. 9 July 2017.

_____. "'The New Art' as seen in the Paris Exhibition." The Magazine of Art. (London, 1902): 123-30.

_____. Rambles in the Pyrenees and the adjacent districts, Gascony, Pays de Foix [and] Roussillon. London: John Murray, 1912. Internet Archive. Contributed by Robarts Library, University of Toronto. Web. 9 July 2017.

_____. The Shores of the Adriatic: The Austrian side: The Küstenlande, Istria, and Dalmatia . London: John Murray, 1908. Internet Archive. Contributed by Robarts Library, University of Toronto. Web. 9 July 2017.

The Shores of the Adriatic: The Italian Side, facing p. 348.

_____. The Shores of the Adriatic: The Italian side — An Architectural and Archaeological Pilgrimage. London: John Murray, 1906. Internet Archive. Contributed by Robarts Library, University of Toronto. Web. 9 July 2017.

_____. "The Work of T. R. Spence, Designer, Decorator and Architect." The Magazine of Art. (London, 1903): 80-84.

Lambourne, Lionel. The Aesthetic Movement. London: Phaidon, 1996.




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