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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.