7 of 37 portraits of William Booth
by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
9 1/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (232 mm x 181 mm) image size
Given by John Morton Morris, 2004
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- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (55 Baker Street, Portman Square, London)
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- Artist and Evangelist: Lives Remembered (14 August 2012 - 24 March 2013)
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.