1 portrait of Frederick Burnaby
by Thomas Fall
albumen cabinet card, 1885 (before November 1884)
5 7/8 in. x 4 in. (148 mm x 103 mm) image size
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Sitterback to top
- Frederick Gustavus Burnaby (1842-1885), Soldier, traveller and balloonist. Sitter in 10 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, 9 & 10 Baker Street, London)
Events of 1884back to top
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.