11 of 44 portraits of Madge Kendal
by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874 or before
3 1/2 in. x 2 3/8 in. (90 mm x 61 mm) image size
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Sitterback to top
- Dame Madge Kendal (née Margaret Shafto Robertson, later Grimston) (1848-1935), Actress; wife of William Hunter Kendal. Sitter in 44 portraits.
Artistback to top
- London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company (active 1854-1922). Artist associated with 946 portraits.
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Events of 1874back to top
Current affairsDisraeli becomes Prime Minister for the second time, winning the general election and giving the Conservative party its first absolute majority since the 1840s.
Professional opportunities for women develop, with the opening of the London School of Economics to women, the foundation of the London School of Medicine for Women and the Women's Protective and Provident League.