|Artist||Charles Oliver Murray after Mrs. Allingham|
|Published||London, J. S. Virtue & Co. Limited. c. 1882|
|Dimensions||Image 243 x 174 mm, Sheet 323 x 242 mm|
Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Carlyle is generally considered to be one of the most important social commentators of his time.
Charles Oliver Murray, R.E. (1842-1923) Etcher of landscapes, figures and architectural subjects. Born at Denholm in Roxburghshire, he studied at the Edinburgh School of Design, and at the Royal Scottish Academy Schools where he received the Keith Prize. Murray exhibited at the principal London galleries from 1872, mainly the Royal Academy and the Royal Society for Painter-Etchers and Engravers. He received awards at international exhibitions in London in 1884, in Munich in 1893 and a gold medal in Paris in 1900. Murray lived in South Croydon.