Frederick Richards Leyland (1831-92), Brompton Cemetery

Tomb of Frederick Richards Leyland (1831-92). Brompton Cemetery. Leyland was a major patron of the late Pre-Raphaelites, especially Rossetti and Burne-Jones, and Whistler, who created the famous (or infamous) Peacock Room for him when he painted over a rare and extremely costly Spanish leather-covered wall. [Click on these pictures to enlarge them.]

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Last modified 23 May 2012