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The Red Lodge, Bristol

The Red Lodge, Bristol

Description:

The Red Lodge, Park Row, Bristol. The Red Lodge, now a museum, is the last remaining building of the Young family estate. The Great House, also part of the estate, stood where the Colston Hall stands today. The Red Lodge was built in around 1590. In 1854 the house became the country’s first girls’ reform school, set up by the social pioneer Mary Carpenter.

Creator: BCC Museum

Date: 1590

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Mary Robinson, 1758-1800, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Robinson was an actress.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of John Latimer, 1824-1904, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Latimer was a historian, and wrote the Annals of Bristol.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of John Addington Symonds, 1840-1893, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Symonds was an author and translator.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Sir Humphry Davy, 1778-1829, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Davy was a chemist, and invented the miners’ safety lamp.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Hannah More,1745-1833, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. More was an Evangelical Christian who wrote about the subjects of morality and religion, and was known for her charity. She was an Abolitionist and wrote poems against the slave trade.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Sir Thomas Lawrence,1769-1830, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Lawrence was a portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy (school of art in London).

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of Edward Hodges Baily, 1788-1867, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Baily was a sculptor and is famous for ‘Nelson’ in Trafalgar Square, London.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of William James Muller,1812-1845, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. He was a painter, particularly of landscapes.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

Detail from painting

Detail from painting

Description:

Detail of William Canynges, c1399-1474, from a 1930 painting entitled Some Who Made Bristol Famous by Ernest Board. Canynges was a merchant and benefactor of St Mary Redcliffe Church in Bristol.

Creator: Ernest Board

Date: 1930

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:K917

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