Laslett John Pott

The illustrator and genre painter Laslett John Pott (1837-1898) was born in Newark, Notts, and he studied art with Alexander Johnston. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Academy. Pott exhibited at the Baillie Gallery; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; and the Arthur Tooth and Sons Gallery.

Further Reading


Johnson, Jane and A Greutzner. "Pott, Laslett John." Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1984. 407.

Illustrations by Laslett John Pott



Angelaandspencerblackett104 Angela and her ravens. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Deathhadspencerblackett66 Death had been very gentle with her. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Georgeturnedspencerblackett260 George turned white as a sheet and sank into a chair, cursing feebly. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Herecognisedspencerblackett78 He recognized the grey eyes and golden hair of little Angela Caresfoot. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889

Ihavespencerblackett76 'I have not lost my temper, Madam, I am perfectly cool'. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Inaspencerblackett114 In a trice he measured his length upon the floor. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Itisspencerblackett264 'It is his writing,' she said, slowly. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Iwouldspencerblackett208 'I would die rather than be your wife'. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889

Lookbehindspencerblackett298 'Look behind you!' she cried. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Lookintospencerblackett30 'Look into my features and study my form and carriage, and you may be disappointed in your bargain'. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Murdererspencerblackettfrontispiece Murderer!. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Thecursespencerblackett62 The curse of Cain fell upon him as he looked. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889