Anthony Carey Stannus (1830 - 1919):
Anthony Stannus was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, and was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, before studying art at the Belfast School of design from 1850 to 1854. He moved to London to study in the Training School for Masters, and Dowlais School in Wales. He went to Mexico in South America from 1864 to 1868, and was employed as an artist in the army of Maximilian in Mexico, and later as a correspondent for the Illustrated London News. He returned to London, and then moved to Belfast in 1882. He exhibited in both Belfast and London. He was a member of the Belfast Ramblers' Sketching Club, and was its President for five years. he was elected an honorary member of the Belfast Art Society in 1891. He died in London. His work is represented in the Ulster Museum, the Belfast Harbour Office and the Victoria and Albert Museum.