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Emily Hobhouse

(1860-1926), Social activist and charity worker

Sitter in 2 portraits
Social activist and charity worker. Hobhouse spent her early career in the United States and Mexico, but returned to London in 1898 to contribute to the struggle for women's emancipation. A critic of British Policy during the Second Boer War (1899-1902), Hobhouse's reports from South Africa helped to improve conditions in British prisoner of war camps.

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Emily Hobhouse, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x15582

Emily Hobhouse

by H. Walter Barnett
sepia platinotype print on photographer's paper mount, oval, 1902
NPG x15582

Emily Hobhouse, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x81401

Emily Hobhouse

by H. Walter Barnett
half-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x81401

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