Frederic, Lord Leighton
Who was he?
Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, Bt, Kt, PRA (3 December 1830–25
January 1896) was an English painter and sculptor. His works depicted
historical, biblical and classical subject matter. Leighton was bearer
of the shortest-lived peerage in history; after only one day his
hereditary peerage became extinct
Why was he in Bath?
His father was a doctor with a practice at 9, the Circus. Leighton
visited his parents there.
Location of plaque at 9, The Circus (right hand arrow):
The text reads
"Here lived Lord Leighton P.R.A. 1855 - 1856"
Location map of 9, The Circus:
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