Henry E. Ward (essay date 1881)
SOURCE: “Edward John Trelawny,” Temple Bar Vol. 63, November, 1881, pp. 325-42.
[Ward's essay, published just after Trelawny's death, reflects the general nineteenth-century acceptance of Trelawny's version of his own life and celebrates him as one of the last of the truly adventurous spirits.]
In the course of last season a collection of pictures was exhibited in Bond Street which not unnaturally attracted a good deal of notice. It was a small collection, comprising not more than eighteen or twenty canvases, and all the works were by one hand; but that hand was Mr. Millais'. Each step in the development of his genius and characteristics was illustrated by at least...
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