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Richard Ansdell's Carte de Visite, 
Produced by Elliott & Fry, and 
signature. Both reproduced from the 
collection of Sarah Kellam.
Lecturing at the "Richard Ansdell Revisited" exhibition, June 2011, Booths Gallery, Lytham St. Annes


Welcome, this website is owned by Sarah Kellam
Great, Great, Grand- daughter of Richard Ansdell.

To learn more about Richard, read his biography, or to contact me, please click on the appropriate link above.






The aim of this website is to:-
  • Raise the profile of Richard Ansdell RA
  • Be a point of contact for those interested in him
  • Provide limited information on him, gradually progressing as time goes on
  • Enable me to answer questions from owners and give advice on his art works
  • Provide important links to related sites
  • Help me compile a truly definitive but discreet Catalogue Raisonné
  • Enable owners of Ansdell works to contact me for inclusion in the Catalogue Raisonné
  • Gather information on related subjects, including Ansdell genealogy

A set of four high quality postcards have been printed to help raise funds for the conservation of the important Victorian art collection at Lytham St. Annes.



The featured background image is "The Herd Lassie" Exhibited at the Royal Academy 1874 and now in the collection of Fylde Borough Council, Lytham St. Annes Lancashire.

For a full colour version of this work 







"This site is dedicated to the only other Richard Ansdell RA
(1919 - 1980)
- my Father -
who did so much to perpetuate the artistic legacy he inherited"