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



Thenhespencerblackett370 Then he looked up, and there, stately and radient, her trembling arms outstretched to clasp him—was his lost Angela. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Theysailedspencerblackett248 They sailed away together amidst the murmurs of the disappointed applicants. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Wellispencerblackett2 'Well, I think you've had about enough for once'. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889
Whenispencerblackett58 'When I am dead, by heaven I will haunt you if I can'. Dawn. Twenty-Ninth Thousand. 1889