Claxton, Marshall (1813-1881)

Also known as
Claxton, Marshal (1813-1881)
Claxton, Marshall (1811-1881)
Field of activity
Artist; Photographer; Sculptor; Painter
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35471891
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Biographies

Marshall Claxton (1813-1881), artist, was born on 12 May 1813 at Bolton, Lancashire, son of Rev. Marshall Claxton, Wesleyan Methodist minister, and his wife Diana. As a child he showed much aptitude for...

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Painter, modeller and amateur photographer born in England. Resident of NSW and Victoria he was a prolific painter and 'national benefit'. He is represented in the collections of many of Australia and England's major public galleries.

painter, modeller and amateur photographer, was born in Bolton, Lancashire, son of Rev. Marshall Claxton, a Wesleyan Methodist minister, and his wife Diana. This entry is a stub. You can help DAAO by submitting a

  • September 1850 Sydney, NSW.

Flourished

  • fl. 1838 - 1881

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  • Former Colonial Secretary's Office, Bridge Street, Sydney, NSW
  • York City Art Gallery, United Kingdom
  • Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England, UK
  • Rossendale Museum, Rawtenstall, Lancashire, England, UK
  • Hulbert Art Gallery, Coventry, England, UK
  • Bolton Art Gallery, Lancashire, England, UK
  • St James's Palace, London, England, UK
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, UK
  • National Portrait Gallery, London, England, UK
  • Royal Academy, London, England, UK
  • Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong, VIC
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
  • Australian National Gallery, Canberra, ACT
  • The King's School, Parramatta, Sydney, NSW
  • Chief Secretary's Office, Sydney, NSW
  • St Paul's College, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition
  • Sydney Intercolonial Exhibition
  • London International Exhibition
  • British Institution
  • Royal Academy
  • Fine Art Exhibition
  • Australian Museum exhibition
  • Victorian Fine Arts Society
  • Untitled Event
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Royal Academy
  • British Institution
  • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • (see also) Cartoon competition for the decoration of the new Houses of Parliament, Westminster
  • (see also) 1835 : Gold medal
  • (see also) Royal Academy School of Painting
  • (see also) Jackson, John Alexander
  • (see also) Stephen, Henrietta
  • (see also) Backler, Joseph
  • (see also) Claxton, Florence
  • (see also) Claxton, Adelaide
  • (see also) Hargrave, T. P.
  • (see also) Cust, Lionel
  • (see also) Burdett-Coutts, Angela
  • (see also) Claxton, Marshall
  • (see also) Claxton, Diana
  • (see also) Spark, A. B.
  • (see also) Cowper, William
  • (see also) Forrest, Robert
  • (see also) Mitchell, James
  • (see also) Dickinson, John Nodes
  • (see also) Dangars,
  • (see also) Hargreaves,
  • (see also) Butler,
  • (see also) Chambers, Hugh
  • (see also) Cooper, Daniel
  • (see also) a'Beckett, A. M.
  • (see also) Lyons, Saul
  • (see also) Terry, Alexander
  • (see also) Webb, E.
  • (see also) Claxton, Florence
  • (see also) Claxton, Sophia
  • (see also) Felton, Myra
  • (see also) Ironside, Adelaide Eliza
  • (see also) Martens, Conrad
  • (see also) Noble, Richard
  • (see also) Smith, Henry Robinson
  • (see also) Stevens, George
  • (see also) Terry, Frederic Casemero
  • (see also) Thompson, John
  • (see also) Royal Academy
  • (see also) St Stephen's, Rochester Row
  • (see also) Royal Academy Schools
  • (see also) Sydney College
  • (see also) Art Union of London
  • (see also) Victorian Fine Art Society
  • (see also) Portrait of the Last Queen of the Aborigines
  • (see also) The Grandmother
  • (see also) The Free Seat
  • (see also) Mother of Moses
  • (see also) The Tangled Skein
  • (see also) The Sisters, Lady Godiva
  • (see also) (Female members of the Butler family from Tasmania)
  • (see also) (the Hargreaves)
  • (see also) (the Dangars)
  • (see also) Lady Stephen
  • (see also) The Entombment of our Saviour
  • (see also) Portrait of Sir Astley Cooper
  • (see also) The Burial of Sir John Moore
  • (see also) Christ Blessing the Little Children
  • (see also) An Emigrant's Thoughts of Home
  • (see also) Scene at a Ghaut on the Bank of the Ganges
  • (see also) Portrait of Captain Cook
  • (see also) A Bush Funeral
  • (see also) Dr James Mitchell
  • (see also) Rev. Robert Forrest, headmaster of The King's School
  • (see also) Rev. William Cowper
  • (see also) General View of the Harbour and City of Sydney, Australia
  • (see also) Mrs Hugh Chambers and her daughter
  • (see also) Bishop William Grant Broughton
  • (see also) Learning, a Female Figure Seated under a Southern Cross
  • (see also) John Nodes Dickinson and his family
  • (see also) Spenser Reading the 'Faerie Queene' to his Wife and Sir Walter Raleigh
  • (see also) (Burial of Sir John Moore at Corunna)
  • (see also) The Building of Oxford University
  • (see also) The Death of Abel
  • (see also) Alfred in the Camp of the Danes
  • (see also) The Sepulchre
  • (see also) Sir Joshua Reynolds and his Friends
  • (see also) Othello
  • (see also) The Deathbed of John Wesley
  • (see also) The Vicar of Wakefield
  • (see also) English, French, and German Artists Resting at the Hermitage after the Ascent from Mount Vesuvius; from a Sketch Taken on the Spot
  • (see also) Lady Jane Grey in the Tower Refusing to Accede to the Roman Catholic Faith
  • (see also) (Portrait of Sir Astley Cooper)
  • (see also) Little Red Riding Hood
  • (see also) Study, the Head of an Artist
  • (see also) The Evening Star
  • (see also) (Portrait of Rev. Marshall Claxton)

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  1. 3 drawings of Marshall Claxton and his family
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Art work : 1876-1878 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    3 drawings of Marshall Claxton and his family
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68,971.555)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68,971.555)

  2. Dr James Mitchell, 1854 / portrait by Marshall Claxton
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Art work : 1854 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Dr James Mitchell, 1854 / portrait by Marshall Claxton
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,978.102)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,978.102)

  3. Archdeacon William Cowper, 1853 / Marshal Claxton
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Art work : 1853 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,454.266)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,454.266)

  4. Portrait of Archdeacon William Cowper, ca. 1853 / possibly after Marshall Claxton
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Art work ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,792.023)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,792.023)

  5. [Mrs Phillip Parker (Harriet) King, nee Lethbridge], 1854 / Marshal Claxton
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Art work : 1854 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    [Mrs Phillip Parker (Harriet) King, nee Lethbridge], 1854 / Marshal Claxton
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,608.883)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,608.883)

  6. Portrait of Dean William Cowper / engraved by C. H. Fairland from portrait by Marshall Claxton
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Art work ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,303.992)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57,303.992)

  7. [Rogers family scrapbook - loose items from scrapbook]
    Claxton, Marshall, 1813-1881
    [ Photograph : 1870 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 53,797.961)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 53,797.961)

  8. Major-General James Stuart C.B. Marshall Claxton
    Claxton, Marshall, 1811-1881
    [ Art work : 1873 ]
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    At National Library
    Major-General James Stuart C.B. Marshall Claxton
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,108.293)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,108.293)

  9. The Government escort and mail containing the gold, arrival at the Treasury, Sydney / M.C
    Claxton, Marshall, 1811-1881
    [ Art work : 1851 ]
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    At National Library
    The Government escort and mail containing the gold, arrival at the Treasury, Sydney / M.C
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,945.551)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,945.551)

  10. Revd. William B. Boyce, missionary to South Africa / painted by M. Claxton; engraved by T.A. Dean
    Dean, T. A., active 1773-1825
    [ Art work : 1840-1849 ]
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    At National Library
    Revd. William B. Boyce, missionary to South Africa / painted by M. Claxton; engraved by T.A. Dean
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 33,109.961)

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  1. Claxton, Florence (1838-)
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    ... Claxton, Marshall ... Claxton, Sophia ... the English painter, Marshall Claxton , and his wife Sophia, nee Hargrave, was apparently born during ... where the Claxtons had arrived in the Waterloo on 16 November 1850. Marshall Claxton had brought a large ...
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  2. Backler, Joseph (1813-1895)
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    ... Claxton, Marshall ... 1842, Myra Felton is said to have taken lessons from Marshall Claxton when he was in Sydney between ...
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    Dr James Mitchell, 1854 / portrait by Marshall Claxton
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  1. [Marshall Claxton : Australian Art and Artists file]
    [ Published : 1851 ]
    At Art Gallery NSW Lib
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Marshall Claxton, painter, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 597.313)

  3. [Marshall Clark : Australian and New Zealand Art Files]
    Clark, Marshall, 1933-
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    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  2. The twilight zone
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  3. The twilight zone--the creative vision. a presentation of CBS Entertainment ; produced by Marc Scott Zicree
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    [ Video : 1995 ]
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  1. Look homeward angel: Marshall Claxton's emigrant. -Emigration as a theme in nineteenth century British art, including the painting An Emigrant's Thoughts of Home (1859 )-
    Nunn, Pamela Gerrish
    Art Bulletin of Victoria
    [ Article : 1991 ]
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  2. INDEX. (1 January 1923)
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  3. BUSINESS CHANGES, ETC. (10 February 1919)
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  4. PROGRAMMES FROM B.B.C. (11 January 1941)
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  1. THE LATE LIEUTENANT-COLONEL CLAXTON.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 8 February 1898 p 6 Article
    ... Adelaide. Thoehiof mourners weru Messrs. W. D.. J. A.. Alexander. Marshall, and Norm.ui Clax:on, *on-, ami ... 234 words
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  2. PRESENTATION TO MR FRED. M. CLAXTON.
    The Ballarat Courier (Vic. : 1869 - 1883; 1914 - 1918) Tuesday 10 August 1875 p 2 Article
    ... held on Saturday night, for the purpose of presenting Mr F. M. Claxton with a testimonial- a£ some ... . M. Wusan, J. Jones, Hnntcr, J. P. Marshall, Stephens, and E. James. Mr Alexander Marshall, in ... 563 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,997.056)

  3. THE FINE ARTS. MR. MARSHALL CLAXTON'S FREE EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS IN SYDNEY COLLEGE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 18 January 1851 p 2 Article
    ... THE FINE AKTS. Mr. Marshall Claxton's Free Exhiiiition   of' Paintings in Sydney College. When ... we briefly announced, the other day, that Mr. Claxton had generously thrown open his exhibition of ... 1677 words
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  2. The naval monitor : containing many useful hints for both the public and private conduct of young gentlemen in, or entering, that profession ... also, a plan for improving the naval system, as far as it regards that most useful set of petty officers, ...
    Claxton, C. (Christopher)
    [ Book : 1833 ]
    At Uni of Canberra
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177.067)

  3. Steve mcqueen : A tribute to the king of cool
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  4. The constitution of man considered in relation to external objects / by George Combe
    Combe, George, 1788-1858
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  1. STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT RETURNING OFFICERS.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Friday 9 January 1914 [Issue No.2] p 31

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... . Division of Adelaide. George Percival Howie, Civil Servant, Supreme Court, Adelaide Marshall Claxton ... 298 words
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  2. POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Saturday 29 August 1914 [Issue No.64] p 1925

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  3. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Wednesday 26 February 1902 [Issue No.9] p 85

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