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Sir Henry William Lucy (1843-1924), Journalist

Sitter in 8 portraits
Henry Lucy began his working life in a Liverpool merchant's office, but soon became a reporter for a Shrewsbury periodical. In 1870, he joined the staff of the Pall Mall Gazette, and in 1873 became Parliamentary reporter to the Daily News, with which paper he had a long connection in various capacities. In 1881 he also joined the staff of Punch as contributor of its Parliamentary sketch over the signature of 'Toby M.P.' Lucy published his autobiography, Sixty Years in the Wilderness, in 1909 and The Diary of a Journalist in 1920.

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Sir Henry William Lucy

by John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, 1904
On display in the Billiard Room at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 2930


Sir Henry William Lucy

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1898
NPG x44862


'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 17 July 1908
NPG x135569


'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

probably by Roland Parker Stone, for Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 17 July 1908
NPG x135567


'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

probably by Roland Parker Stone, for Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 17 July 1908
NPG x135568


Sir Henry William Lucy

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax46145

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