Half-tone, large margins. Printed area 150 x 190mm.
A half-tone plate from a photograph of the Reverend Patrick Brontė (1777-1861), father of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontė, all famed authors, all of whom he outlived. He wears a high collar called a 'wellington'. Born in Ireland as Patrick Prunty or Brunty, he changed his name while studying at Cambridge, in honour of Horatio Nelson, who held the Italian honour of Duke of Brontė.
[Ref: 35318] £45.00