by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
15 1/4 in. x 12 1/2 in. (387 mm x 318 mm)
Transferred from National Portrait Gallery Reference Collection, 1994
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Sitterback to top
- Joseph Ashby-Sterry (circa 1835-1917), Painter, novelist and poet. Sitter in 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Harry Furniss (1854-1925), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 435 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.