Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt PC, DCL, FRS, (1809-1898)
Joseph Slater (1782- Brighton 1837)
Grillion Club Portrait of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland whose father set up the Grillion Club. The Grillion Club was formed in the early 19th century as a political dining club for all parties. It is an important social history of all leading politicians of the 19th century. The whole collection of over a hundred portraits can be viewed at Killerton House. See if you can find your ideal Mr Darcy among the portraits.
Drawing, pencil, chalk and watercolour on paper, Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt PC, DCL, FRS, (1809-1898) by Joseph Slater (1782- Brighton 1837). Son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland 10th Bt MP (1787-1871) and Lydia Hoare (1786-1856) In 1841 he married (i) in 1841 Mary Mordaunt (d.1851) and (ii) in 1892 Mary Erskine (d. 1892) He was a politician and educational reformer. From a set of portrait drawings of members of the Grillion Club, London.
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland 10th was one of the founder members of the Grillion Club and had a full set of the drawings
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Joseph Slater (1782- Brighton 1837), artist