by Alexander Bassano
carbon cabinet card, 1887 (1882)
5 3/8 in. x 3 7/8 in. (137 mm x 97 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Reigned 1837-1901. Sitter associated with 530 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Alexander Bassano (1829-1913), Photographer. Artist associated with 2808 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
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- Muir, Robin, The World's Most Photographed, 2005 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 6 July to 23 October 2005), p. 28
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Events of 1882back to top
Current affairsThe Ashes Test cricket series is born. The series gets its name from a satirical obituary published in the English newspaper The Sporting Times, stating that English cricket had died and its cremated body was being taken back to Australia, after England, with batsmen W. G. Grace and Charles Studd, lost the first home match to Australia at the Oval.
The Married Women's Property Act is passed, securing equal property rights between married couples.