Mr BARKER: Inventor and Proprietor of the PANORAMA

Henry Aston Barker (1774 –1856) was a Scottish landscape and panorama painter. Barker was born in Glasgow, the younger son of Robert Barker, the panoramic painter, whom he assisted as … Continue reading Mr BARKER: Inventor and Proprietor of the PANORAMA

‘An energetic and brilliant (if quirky) polymath’

The following account of Dr Arthur Brock (1879-1947) is from this paper by David Cantor: