William Henry Simmons
William Henry Simmons (11 June 1811 – 10 June 1882 London) was a mezzotint engraver,
Other works by him are
- The Light of the World and Claudio and Isabella, after William Holman Hunt;
- The Proscribed Royalist, The Parable of the Lost Piece of Money, and Rosalind and Celia, after John Everett Millais;
- Broken Vows, after Philip H. Calderon;
- The Blind Beggar, after J. L. Dyckmans;
- Luff, Boy, after James Clarke Hook;
- Hesperus, In Memoriam, Mors Janua Vitæ, and Thy Will be done, after Joseph Noel Paton;
- The Marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales, after William Powell Frith;
- Boswell's Introduction to Dr. Johnson, after Eyre Crowe;
- Christ weeping over Jerusalem, after Charles Lock Eastlake;
- An Old Monarch, A Humble Servant, An Old Pensioner, and the small plate of The Horse Fair, after Rosa Bonheur;
- The Triumph of Christianity over Paganism, after Gustave Doré.
He engraved also many plates from paintings by Thomas Brooks, Henry O'Neil, George B. O'Neill, George Henry Boughton, Philip Richard Morris, Richard Ansdell, Henry Le Jeune, James Sant, Frank Stone, Edouard Frère, and others.
- Graves, Robert Edmund (1897). "Simmons, William Henry". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 52. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
sources: [The Art Journal, 1882, p. 224; Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, ed. Graves and Armstrong, 1886–89, ii. 500; Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogues, 1857–82.]
- Highland Mary, Coming Events, Daddie's Coming, His only Pair, Sunday in the Backwoods, The Last of the Clan, New Wars to an Old Soldier, The Poor, the Poor Man's Friend, A Wee Bit Fractious, Baith Faither and Mither, and Happy as the Day's long.
- Also Catharine Seyton, Odin, The Princess Beatrice on Donald, Royal Sports (the Queen in the Highlands), The Sick Monkey, On Trust, Balmoral, 1860, Queen Victoria (an oval), Dominion (Van Amburgh and his animals), The Fatal Duel, Well-bred Sitters that never say they are bored, and the smaller plates of The Sanctuary, The Maid and the Magpie, and The Taming of the Shrew.
- Peters, Greg & Connie. "Too Near the War-Path". Art of The Print. Greg & Connie Peters. Retrieved 22 November 2010.