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Stopford Augustus Brooke, 1832-1916

Nationality: Irish
Date of Birth: 1832
Place of Birth: Donegal
Date of Death: 1916.03.18
Place of Death: Ewhurst, Surrey

Identity:

According to Howe, Brooke's nickname was 'Bottle stopper'. He was a preacher, an author, and an art and literary critic.

Life:

He owned etchings by Whistler, according to Clegg.

Bibliography:

Who's Who, London, 1898; 'Death of Mr Stopford Brooke', Times, London, 20 March 1916, p. 10; Clegg, Samuel, 'The library of Rev Stopford Augustus Brooke M.A.', Bibliophile, vol. 3, June 1909, pp. 186-189; Howe, Bea, Arbiter of Elegance, London, 1967, p. 171.