Patrick Allan-Fraser: Victorian Artist, Architect, Author, Collector & Philanthropist

by Duncan McLaren I’ve just been the inaugural writer-in-residence at Hospitalfield near Arbroath. The place is a great resource in respect of Victorian art and literature, as Patrick-Allan Fraser – who left the house to artists of the future when he died in 1890 – had personal links with Dickens as well as Augustus Egg, William Powell Frith and many other artists. I’ve put together a website which is ongoing. Here is a page-by- page guide to what’s there

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