1 portrait of Matthew Arnold
by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1868-1873
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (93 mm x 58 mm) image size
Given by Terence Pepper, 2014
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Sitterback to top
- Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), Poet, writer and inspector of schools. Sitter in 18 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographers' studio, Harrow, London)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Curators’ Choice: Photographs from the Terence Pepper Gift (12 May 2015 - 24 January 2016)
Events of 1868back to top
Current affairsFollowing the Earl of Derby's resignation, Benjamin Disraeli becomes Prime Minister. However, following a near immediate Liberal election victory, he is replaced as Prime Minister by Gladstone. Gladstone sets out his mission to 'pacify Ireland'.
Separately, the first meeting of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) is held in Manchester.
Public executions are abolished, and are moved from outside Newgate gaol to inside the prison.