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Charles Haddon Spurgeon

(1834-1892), Baptist preacher and religious writer

Sitter in 34 portraits
Spurgeon began preaching at the age of seventeen. His reputation spread, and he was asked to preach at New Park Street, Southwark, a historic church with dwindling congregations. His sermons were a huge success and he soon achieved celebrity status. Two years later, with the church overflowing, Spurgeon took the unusual step of leasing Exeter Hall in London for regular worship until the completion of the purpose-built Metropolitan Tabernacle, which had space for over five thousand people. Spurgeon ministered there until his death. During his last illness The Times published daily bulletins on the state of his health, and on his death an estimated sixty thousand people queued to view his coffin.

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3517

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink and wash, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3517

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3610

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3610

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Alexander Melville - NPG 2641

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Alexander Melville
oil on canvas, 1885
NPG 2641

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax46215

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax46215

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, published by Ashford Brothers & Co - NPG x129559

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

published by Ashford Brothers & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x129559

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Richard Smith - NPG x46487

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Richard Smith
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x46487

Charles Haddon Spurgeon; Susannah Spurgeon (née Thompson), by Unknown photographer - NPG x46627

Charles Haddon Spurgeon; Susannah Spurgeon (née Thompson)

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x46627

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Richard Smith - NPG Ax7502

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Richard Smith
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax7502

Charles Haddon Spurgeon; Susannah Spurgeon (née Thompson), by Unknown photographer - NPG x26386

Charles Haddon Spurgeon; Susannah Spurgeon (née Thompson)

by Unknown photographer
albumen stereoscopic card, early 1860s
NPG x26386

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x26536

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG x26536

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Richard Smith - NPG Ax39856

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Richard Smith
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG Ax39856

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by James Francis Knights - NPG x132255

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by James Francis Knights
albumen carte-de-visite, 1869?
NPG x132255

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax17849

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax17849

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x26541

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
woodburytype on paper mount, 1880s
NPG x26541

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17598

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
NPG Ax17598

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Lock & Whitfield - NPG x133404

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, 1880 or before
NPG x133404

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG x26542

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
NPG x26542

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax18239

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1882?
NPG Ax18239

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x26538

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1882?
NPG x26538

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Stephen Mulcair

05 October 2018, 09:52

Charles Haddon Spurgeon had twin sons Charles and Thomas born 20 September 1856.

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