by Alfred Bryan
sepia and grisaille wash
21 1/2 in. x 14 1/2 in. (546 mm x 368 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Alfred Bryan (1852-1899), Caricaturist and illustrator. Artist associated with 32 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 375
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 491
Events of 1875back to top
Current affairsSamuel Plimsoll, a back-bench Liberal MP, campaigns for measures to prevent the practice of overloading unseaworthy vessels and claiming insurance. The Plimsoll Line is established; a line drawn on ships, it denotes the maximum legal load a cargo ship is allowed to carry.
The Public Health Act, the work of Richard A. Cross, sets down in detail the responsibilities of local authorities in terms of public health.