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Harry Furniss (1854-1925), Caricaturist

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 13 portraits
Artist associated with 431 portraits
Born in Wexford, Ireland. He worked as an artist in Ireland but in 1876 he moved to England and found work with the Illustrated London News. Over the next eight years, he developed a reputation as an outstanding draughtsman. In 1884, he became a staff member at Punch, and for the next ten years he illustrated the 'Essence of Parliament'. Furniss's work became extremely popular with the public and he toured the country giving lectures on subjects such as The Frightfulness of Humour and Humours of Parliament. He illustrated many books including those by Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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2386

Harry Furniss

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 20 April 1889
NPG 2386

2900

Harry Furniss

by Edmund Joseph Sullivan, after Alexander Bassano
pen and ink, 1891
NPG 2900

x132799

Harry Furniss

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1880s
NPG x132799

x15476

Harry Furniss

by Elliott & Fry
bromide cabinet card, 1889-1890
NPG x15476

x15477

Harry Furniss

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1889-1890
NPG x15477

Ax9125

Harry Furniss

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published April 1890
NPG Ax9125

x9126

Harry Furniss

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published April 1890
NPG x9126

Ax38744

Harry Furniss

by Alexander Bassano
gelatin print, before 1892
NPG Ax38744

D104

Harry Furniss

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1891
NPG D104

Ax38325

Harry Furniss

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published April 1890
NPG Ax38325