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Reverend Thomas Thomas (1805-1881)
GRIFFITH, James Milo (1843 - 1897)
[image: Reverend Thomas Thomas (1805-1881)]
Size: 65.4 cm
Acquired: 1924; Bequest; T.H. Thomas
Accession Number: NMW A 2985
James Milo Griffith was born in Pembrokeshire and trained at the Royal Academy. He had numerous Welsh clientsa nd later taught sculpture in San Francisco. The Reverend Thomas Thomas (1805 - 1881) was a minister and the Principle of the Baptist College, Pontypool. This posthumous bust was commissioned by his son Thomas Henry Thomas (1839 - 1915) a naturalist, artist and antiquarian, who donated many works to the Cardiff Museum and the National Museum of Wales.