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The Revd Dr Michael Marlow, c.1759-1828
Connection to Wilson
Biographical Details
The Revd Dr Michael Marlow was a Fellow of St John's College Oxford and after gaining a doctorate in Divinity, was President from 1795 until his death. He was Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University 1798-1802 and Rector of Hanborough, Oxfordshire. An early admirer of Wilson, Marlow was mentioned by Farington in Farington Diary, vol. 11, where the diarist comments on 13 January 1811 that : 'Lambert called. He has been at Bath & at Oxford, where he saw his cousin Dr Marlow, President of St John's College, who had undertaken to write an account of Wilson to be prefixed to fac-simile copies from drawings by Wilson.' (see Archer 1811).
Patronage of Works
P42 Capriccio Landscape with Lake, Castle and Hills, Collection of Richard L. Feigen
Significant institutions
St John's College, Oxford
Updated by Compiler
2018-04-26 00:00:00