1 portrait of Sarah Bernhardt
by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
modern bromide print from original negative, 1910
17 7/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (453 mm x 346 mm) image size
Given by Terence Pepper, 2012
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Sitterback to top
- Sarah Henriette Rosine Bernhardt (1844-1923), Actress. Sitter associated with 37 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett (1862-1934), Photographer. Artist associated with 575 portraits, Sitter in 2 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.