Member Profile

Dr Peter Bryden
Academic Status:
Independent scholar
Main Discipline:
Art History
Additional Disciplines:
Cultural Studies
Literary Studies
Other Scholarly Societies:
London Art History Society
Research Interests:
Social Realism and Victorian Art
The Graphic Magazine and associated artists - Luke Fildes, Hubert Herkomer and Frank Holl.
The serialised illustrated novel, especially the works of Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens and their illustrators.
The 'Victorian Poverty Industry' - the depiction of poverty in art, literature, journalism and photography.
Victorian Philanthropy and Philanthropists.