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Harry Furniss (1854-1925), Caricaturist

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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6251(42)

John Lothrop Motley

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(42)

6251(51)

John Arthur Roebuck

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(51)

3415

Sir Horace Edmund Avory

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3415

3417

Sir Robert Stawell Ball

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3417

3418

George Pleydell Bancroft

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3418

3419

Frederick Barnard

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3419

3431

Barnett Isaacs Barnato

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3431

3420

J.M. Barrie

by Harry Furniss
ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3420

3421

Sir (Dunbar) Plunket Barton, 1st Bt

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3421