George Trobridge (1851 - 1909):
George Trobridge was born in Exeter, and in 1880 was appointed headmaster of the Government School of Design in Belfast, where he remained for the next twenty-one years. He exhibited in England, at the Belfast Ramblers' Sketching Club and in Dublin. He published The Principles of Perspective as Applied to Model Drawing and Sketching from Nature (1884) and Swedenborg, His Life, Teachings and Influence, and The Foundations of Philosophy (1904). He wrote a novel and contributed to journals and newspapers and in 1908 he returned to England.