Sidney HODGES

1829—1900

A portrait of the famous Cornish historian and President of the Royal Society, Davies Gilbert (1767-1840) was copied by this artist from the original by Henry Howard, and can be viewed at the Helston Folk Museum.

Another portrait by Hodges, of James Bird Read, Mayor of Penryn (1837,1847,1853,1855-57,1860-2 & 1865) is in the art collection of Penryn Town Council and Museum. Philip Prothero Smith, Mayor of Truro (1871-1875 & 1878) was painted by Hodges in 1881 and is in the Truro City Council Collection.