First name(s)
Arthur Ackland
Surname
Hunt
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *4
  • Evening Class Lecturer in Drawing (1873-1874)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Ref: *3
  • King's College School (1851-1857)
Position(s) held (non King's College London) Ref: *5
  • Instructor, Freehand Drawing, Royal Naval College, Greenwich (1881)

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *1
12 May 1841
Place of birth
Herne Bay, Kent
Date of death Ref: *2
19th April 1914
Place of death
Woolwich, London
Family details Ref: *6

Son of Thomas Hunt, Surgeon. Married to Emma Sarah Blagg in 1879. Children were  Amy W. (1881-) and Cecil Ackland (1883-).

Notes Ref: *7

Artist in figure and landscape.

  • Exhibited at the Royal Academy, Colchester & Ipswich Museum, British Museum, Maidstone Museum, National Maritime Museum and Guernsey Museum.
  • RA silver medals, Best Painting from Life, Best Drawing from Life (1863)

Choral Exhibitioner and winner of Landscape Drawing Prize at King’s College School (1857)

* References

  1. Baptism record from Christchurch, Herne Bay 24th June 1841 (inc. birth date)
  2. National Probate Calendar 1914, 201; BMD 1914 Woolwich 1D 1127
  3. King's College School Pupils 1831-1866
  4. King's College London Calendar 1873-1874, 293
  5. 1881 Census
  6. Ibid.; Parish register, Cheadle Parish Church, Stafford 1879
  7. Algernon Graves, The Royal Academy of Art: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors (London, Henry Graves & Co, 1906). Volume IV p196; www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings; Oxford Times 19 December 1863, 6; The Times (London) 12 December 1863, 1
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