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Sydney Prior Hall (1842-1922), Portrait painter and illustrator

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 152 portraits
Hall was one of the leading reportage artists of the later Victorian period. He joined The Graphic shortly after its foundation in 1869, having decided on a career as an artist while at Oxford. He immediately established his name with a series of vivid drawings made at the front during the Franco-Prussian war. As The Art Journal commented, his drawings of the Parnell Commission were among his finest achievements in the medium of graphic journalism: 'he was in court the whole time, busy with a swift revealing pencil which missed no turn of affairs'.

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2383

William Booth

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil
NPG 2383

2316

Three sketches

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil
NPG 2316

2309

William Ewart Gladstone

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2309

2310

William Ewart Gladstone

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2310

2305

James Hannen, Baron Hannen

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2305

2292

Sir George Henry Lewis, 1st Bt

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2292

2299

Sir George Henry Lewis, 1st Bt

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2299

2298

Sir Frank Lockwood

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2298

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Sir Frank Lockwood

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1875-1900
NPG 2306