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Jacob Luard Pattisson, 1841-1915

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1841.02.11
Place of Birth: Witham, Essex
Date of Death: 1915.09.18
Place of Death:

Identity:

Jacob Luard Pattisson was a civil servant. He married Ellen Miller.

Life:

Pattisson was Private Secretary to the first Lord of Treasury at 3 Grosvenor Place, London, from 1887 to 1891. In November 1887 he was in correspondence with JW concerning the artist's gift of a specially bound volume containing the 'Naval Review set' which was to be presented to the Queen, and which was in his safe-keeping (#04538). He was invited by JW to the 1887-88 winter exhibition of the Royal Society of British Artists (#13403).

Bibliography:

Who was who: a companion to Who's who, London, 1920 et seq.