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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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Joseph William Comyns Carr, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3438

Joseph William Comyns Carr

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3438

Edward Henry Carson, 1st Baron Carson, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3347

Edward Henry Carson, 1st Baron Carson

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3347

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3439

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3439

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3440

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3440

Lord Randolph Churchill, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3351

Lord Randolph Churchill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3351

Lord Randolph Churchill, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3352

Lord Randolph Churchill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3352

Lord Randolph Churchill, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3559

Lord Randolph Churchill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3559

Sir Caspar Purdon Clarke, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3441

Sir Caspar Purdon Clarke

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3441

Sir Edward George Clarke, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3442

Sir Edward George Clarke

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3442

William Leonard Courtney, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3443

William Leonard Courtney

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3443

Harold Cox, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3560

Harold Cox

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3560

Will Crooks, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3561

Will Crooks

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3561

Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3356

Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3356

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3565

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3565

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