11 of 17 portraits of Walter Crane
by Unknown photographer
bromide print mounted on brown card, oval, circa 1910
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/8 in. (165 mm x 110 mm)
Given by Marion Harry Spielmann, 1939
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- Walter Crane (1845-1915), Illustrator, designer, painter and socialist. Sitter in 17 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.