DOMINY, John Spencer

1831 - 1887

Robert Peter Dominy was born in Yorkshire in 1831, son of Robert Peter Dominy, a seaman, who died at sea on 2 November 1855. In 1866 John Spencer Dominy was drawing master at Great Yarmouth Grammar and Industrial School and as an artist of York, he married at Gorleston with Southtown, Suffolk on 10 April 1871, Mary Ann Elizabeth [Eliza] Costerton (1845-2 May 1905), daughter of John Fisher Costerton (1785-1873), gentleman of Mutford, Suffolk. He exhibited at the Royal Academy 1865-1874 and at the first exhibition of the Norwich Fine Arts Association at Exhange Street, Norwich in 1868 and made several etchings of cutlery and silver items. John Spencer Dominy, gentleman, late of Gorleston in the County of Suffolk, formerly of the City of York, died at Marazion, Cornwall on 20 April 1887. His will was proved by his widow Eliza Dominy of 4 Woodford Terrace, Southtown, Gorleston.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 23 Milner Street, Chelsea
1865 485 My Negro Page
from 3 Russell Square, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
1868 337 Home Thoughts
from The School of Art, Minster Yard, York
1871 898 Interior of York Minster
from 11 Museum Street, York
1874 711 Gorleston Pilots

Works by This Artist