Graves Chamney Archer, Amateur

(d. 1848)


From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Of Mount John, County Wicklow; son of Thomas Archer and his wife Margaret Lambe, and grandson of Edward Archer of Mount John (died 1777) and his wife Elizabeth, who was daughter of Thomas Chamney of County Wexford and Margaret, daughter of Francis Graves of Drogheda. He exhibited, as an amateur, landscapes and figures at the artists' exhibitions in Hawkins Street in 1810, 1811 and 1812; and two landscapes at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1826. He died on the 31st October, 1848. He was elder brother of Charles Palmer Archer, Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1832-3.

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