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Harry Furniss

(1854-1925), Caricaturist

Sitter in 13 portraits
Artist associated with 435 portraits
Born in Wexford, Ireland. He worked as an artist in Ireland but in 1876 he moved to England and found work with the Illustrated London News. Over the next eight years, he developed a reputation as an outstanding draughtsman. In 1884, he became a staff member at Punch, and for the next ten years he illustrated the 'Essence of Parliament'. Furniss's work became extremely popular with the public and he toured the country giving lectures on subjects such as The Frightfulness of Humour and Humours of Parliament. He illustrated many books including those by Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Allan Aynesworth, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3416

Allan Aynesworth

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3416

Frederick Barnard, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3419

Frederick Barnard

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3419

Barnett Isaacs Barnato, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3431

Barnett Isaacs Barnato

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3431

Arnold Bennett, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3422

Arnold Bennett

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3422

Arnold Bennett, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3423

Arnold Bennett

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3423

Arnold Bennett, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3424

Arnold Bennett

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3424

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