Portrait of Reverend Edward Law, with associated materials

Scope and Content

Comprises a portrait of Rev. Edward Law (1791-1868), attributed to T. A. Neff (1805-1876) (on permanent exhibition in the Leeds University Library Special Collections gallery), together with photocopies and correspondence deriving from Stanley Jackson's research into it

Administrative / Biographical History

The Reverend Edward Law (1791-1868) was minister of the English Church and Chaplain to the British Embassy at St Petersburg from 1820 to 1864. T. A. Neff studied under Hartmann in Dresden, and was appointed court painter at St Petersburg in 1832.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from the Estate of Stanley Jackson, March 1990


In English, Russian

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm