Joseph Durham

“Engraved from photographs by Messrs. J. and C. Watkins”

Source" the 1866 Illustrated London News

“Mr. Durham was born in London, in 1821. At a very early age he became an articled pupil of Mr. John Francis, a sculptor of busts, and afterwards worked for three years under Mr. Baily, the eminent sculptor — who, by-the-way, has set so creditable' an example in becoming an “honorary retired Academician.” Being impatient of a protracted course of drawing from the antique, Mr. Durham turned at once to modelling and carving. Nor did he follow the path he might have been expected to take from his connection with Mr. Baily.” [Continued below]

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