Hermann Adler(1839-1911), Chief Rabbi
Sitter in 3 portraits
Hermann Adler, who succeeded his father as chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations in 1891, was an inspirational preacher; but adoption of Anglican vestments and styling himself as 'the Very Reverend' made him unpopular with many Jews newly arrived from Europe.
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 31 March 1904