1 of 3 portraits by Boussod, Valadon & Co
published by Boussod, Valadon & Co, after Walter William Ouless
19 5/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (497 mm x 345 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (116 & 117 New Bond Street, London; 9 rue Chaptal, Paris, France)
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Current affairsThe Third Reform Act further reduces the financial threshold for voters, extending the franchise to all householders in the counties, achieving uniformity with those in the boroughs, and effectively doubling the electorate from 2.5 million to just under 5 million.
Foundation of the socialist group, the Fabian Society. The group quickly grows in size, including members Eleanor Marx, George Bernard Shaw and Beatrice Webb.