J. Langtree Lynas (1879 - 1956):
Artist and writer
Langtry Lynas was born at Greenock, Scotland, but came to Belfast in 1882. During his life he took many jobs, at one time house-painting and signwriting. In 1904 he went on a trip through Europe, and later spent a short time at Belfast School of Art. In 1928 he published Psychological Satyr or The Hounds of Hell, which he had written and illustrated. In 1935 Why was published. In 1939 he held an exhibition of sculpture, paintings and drawings at Magee's Gallery, Belfast. A self-portrait is in the Ulster Museum, and County Armagh Museum has his picture, 'Creation of Man'.