Peter Cunningham (writer)
Peter Cunningham FSA (1816–1869) was a Scottish writer, son of Allan Cunningham and his wife Jean (née Walker, 1791–1866). Cunningham published several topographical and biographical studies, of which the most important are his Handbook of London (1849) and The Life of Drummond of Hawthornden (1833).
In 1851 Peter Cunningham appeared in an amateur production of a play "Not So Bad As We Seem" by Lord Lytton along with Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Mark Lemon, John Tenniel, Douglas Jerrold and others.
Cunningham married Zenobia Martin (1816–1901), and they had three children Edith, Norah, and Walter Cunningham (1850–1936).
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- Works by Peter Cunningham at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Peter Cunningham at Internet Archive
- Works by Peter Cunningham at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
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