1 portrait of Lillie Langtry
by Window & Grove
carbon print, circa 1884
4 3/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. (112 mm x 80 mm) overall
Bequeathed by Patrick O'Connor, 2010
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Sitterback to top
- Emilie Charlotte ('Lillie') Langtry (née Le Breton) (1853-1929), Actress and professional beauty. Sitter in 55 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographers' studio, 63a 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.