Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911

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The minor artist Frederic Shields (of Manchester and London) moved in Pre-Raphaelite circles. He was a reliable friend, particularly to D.G. Rossetti and Ford Madox Brown, and often handled practical artistic matters for his acquaintances, helped them with photography, and found patrons and philanthropic objects for them.

From the guide to the Correspondence of Frederic Shields. Great Britain, 1865-1912, 1865-1912, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections)

English artist.

From the description of Letter to Dante Gabriel Rossetti [manuscript], 1881 May 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647838789

From the description of Letter : London, to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1881 May 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31254344

Epithet: artist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000186

British painter and decorator.

From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1873-1909. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81665900

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referencedIn Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. Letters of Sir Hall Caine, 1895-1928. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Letter : London, to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1881 May 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Letter to Dante Gabriel Rossetti [manuscript], 1881 May 1. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Christina Rossetti collection, 1854-1882 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Shields, Fred. Fred Shields papers, 1933. Nevada State Historical Society
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Kingsley, 1880 Mar. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. ALsS : to Henry and Emily Swan, 1855-1887 (bulk 1875-1883). Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894. Christina Rossetti collection, 1854-1882. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn SMETHAM, James (1821-1889), 1853-1877 Queen Mary, University of London
creatorOf Burton, Frederic William, 1816-1900. Letter by Frederic William Burton to Frederic James Shields, 1879. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. Letter by Sir John Gilbert to Frederic Shields, 1886. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Bancroft, Mary R. Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Pre-Raphaelite archives, 1850-1991. Delaware Art Museum
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Letter, [1879 Feb. 14] : London, to Charles Rowley, Manchester. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Paton, J. Noël (Joseph Noël), Sir, 1821-1901. Letter by J. Noël Paton to Frederic Shields, 1885. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894. Christina Rossetti collection, 1854-1882. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893. Correspondence of Ford Madox Brown, 1868-1890 (bulk 1874). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anne Gilchrist, [1880] Mar. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. II (ff. 124). S-W and supplementary material.Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton, formerly Watts; critic, novelist and poet: Letters to Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton: 1860-1914, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Frederick Sandys, painter: Letters to W. T. Watts: n... British Library
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Frederic Shields collection, 1895-1912. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn KINGSLEY PAPERS. Vol. III. Letters mainly to Charles Kingsley and members of his family; 1839-1910. The names of all the writers are given in the Index. Paper; ff. 308. Folio. Presented by W. H. Buckler, Esq.Reverend Charles Kingsley, author: Corresp..., 1839-1910 British Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection, 1840-1881. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Edmund Bates, 1880 Apr. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Dante Gabriel Rossetti letters, circa 1850-1877. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore, 1832-1914. Autograph letter signed : London, to Frederic Shields, 1910 Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection, 1840-1881. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919. Letters from Sir Edward J. Poynter to Lord Mayor and Frederic Shields, 1891 and 1903. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir, 1833-1898. Autograph letters signed (ca. 28) : to various recipients, 1864-1897. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf (ff. 132). O-Y and unidentified.includes:ff. 1, 2 Art. Photographs: Terence O'Brien, actor and director: Photographs of Terence O'Brien: 1928?, 1948?: Signed.f. 3 Hon Brynhild Popham, afterwards Sherrard née Olivier; daughter of Baron Olivier: A... British Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letters, 1852-1894. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Correspondence of Frederic Shields. Great Britain, 1865-1912, 1865-1912 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections
creatorOf Rossetti, Lucy Madox Brown, 1843-1894. Letters from Lucy Madox Rossetti to Mrs. Bell and Frederic Shields, ca.1871-1884. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Abbott Literary Manuscripts, 1774-1949 Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1871-1914 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. Letter by Sir Hubert von Herkomer to Frederic Shields, 1877. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893. Letters, ca. 1852-1891. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Frederic Shields collection, 1895-1912 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf WATTS-DUNTON PAPERS. Vol. III. A collection of signatures of prominent writers, artists, etc., most apparently cut from letters and some with traces of earlier mounts; 1869-1895, n.d. Arranged in rough alphabetical order, mounted on lined paper and a..., 1869-1895 British Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Collection of autograph letters signed : primarily London, to various recipients, 1861-1882. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Atkinson, L.,. Dante Gabriel Rossetti memorabilia, [ca. 1870]-1925. Newberry Library
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Frederic Shields collection, 1895-1912. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letters signed (6) : Boulogne, Brantwood, Coniston, etc., to Frederic J. Shields, [1861] Aug. 3 and [1865] Mar. 28 and undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gurney, Emelia Russell, 1823-1896. Letters, designs and sketches of Emelia Russell Gurney for the book DANTE'S PILGRIM'S PROGRESS, 1893. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection of papers, 1855]-1941, 1863-1882 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection, 1840-1881 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letters signed (8) : London, etc., to Frederic J. Shields, 1868 May 11-1872 June 3 and undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Correspondence, ca. 1873-1909. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection of papers, [1855]-1941 bulk (1863-1882). New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Bell, Mackenzie, 1856-1930. person
associatedWith Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893. person
associatedWith Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir, 1833-1898. person
associatedWith Burton, Frederic William, 1816-1900. person
associatedWith Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. person
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. person
associatedWith Gurney, Emelia Russell, 1823-1896. person
associatedWith Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914. person
associatedWith Horne, Herbert P. (Herbert Percy), 1864-1916. person
associatedWith Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. person
associatedWith Kingsley, Mrs, person
associatedWith Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, Baron, 1830-1896. person
associatedWith Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896. person
associatedWith Mills, Ernestine. person
associatedWith Mills, Ernestine. person
associatedWith Paton, J. Noël (Joseph Noël), Sir, 1821-1901. person
associatedWith Poynter, Edward John, Sir, bart., 1836-1919. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894. person
associatedWith Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882, person
associatedWith Rossetti, Lucy Madox Brown, 1843-1894. person
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Smetham | James | 1821-1889 person
associatedWith Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914 person
associatedWith Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore, 1832-1914. person
associatedWith Watts, George Frederick, 1817-1904. person
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Painting, British--19th century
Painting, British--20th century
Mural painting and decoration
Lithography, British--19th century
Banks and banking
Pre--Raphaelites
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Birth 1833-03-14

Death 1911-02-26

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