12 of 68 portraits of William Morris
by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1874
5 3/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. (135 mm x 96 mm)
Given by Robert R. Steele, 1939
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Artistback to top
- Frederick Hollyer (1838-1933), Photographer and art publisher. Artist associated with 108 portraits, Sitter associated with 6 portraits.
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- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (garden of Burne-Jones's home, The Grange, North End Road, Fulham, London)
Events of 1874back to top
Current affairsDisraeli becomes Prime Minister for the second time, winning the general election and giving the Conservative party its first absolute majority since the 1840s.
Professional opportunities for women develop, with the opening of the London School of Economics to women, the foundation of the London School of Medicine for Women and the Women's Protective and Provident League.