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Drawings by Harry Furniss, late 19th-early 20th century


72 Portraits in set

Furniss worked as an artist in Ireland but in 1876 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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Bayly N. Akroyd, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(1)

Bayly N. Akroyd

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(1)

Joseph Ashby-Sterry, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(2)

Joseph Ashby-Sterry

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Thomas Francis Bayard, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(3)

Thomas Francis Bayard

by Harry Furniss
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Ernest Alfred Bendall, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(5)

Ernest Alfred Bendall

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Francesco Berger, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(6)

Francesco Berger

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Sir William Brunton, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(9)

Sir William Brunton

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Lord Randolph Churchill, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(10)

Lord Randolph Churchill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Ernest Holman Clark, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(11)

Ernest Holman Clark

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Harold Crichton-Browne, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(12)

Harold Crichton-Browne

by Harry Furniss
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John Bright, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(8)

John Bright

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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William Knox D'Arcy, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(15)

William Knox D'Arcy

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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John Dixon, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(17)

John Dixon

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Thomas Dyer Edwardes, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(18)

Thomas Dyer Edwardes

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Robert Strachan Gardiner, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(19)

Robert Strachan Gardiner

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Sir Charles Frederick Gill, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(20)

Sir Charles Frederick Gill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(22)

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Clifford Harrison, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(23)

Clifford Harrison

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Henry Vincent Higgins, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(24)

Henry Vincent Higgins

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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B. Hingley, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(25)

B. Hingley

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(25)

Douglas William Jerrold, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(30)

Douglas William Jerrold

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(30)

Charles Lamb, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(34)

Charles Lamb

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(34)

Sir Edward Letchworth, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(35)

Sir Edward Letchworth

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(35)

Li Hongzhang (Li Hung Chang), by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(36)

Li Hongzhang (Li Hung Chang)

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(36)

Arthur Chudleigh Lillies, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(37)

Arthur Chudleigh Lillies

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(37)

Maxwell McIntosh, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(38)

Maxwell McIntosh

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(38)

John Stuart Mill, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(40)

John Stuart Mill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(40)

John Lothrop Motley, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(42)

John Lothrop Motley

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(42)

Daniel O'Connell, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(44)

Daniel O'Connell

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(44)

John Orlando Parry, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(47)

John Orlando Parry

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(47)

Jocelyn Persse, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(48)

Jocelyn Persse

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(48)

Horace Porter, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(49)

Horace Porter

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(49)

John Arthur Roebuck, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(51)

John Arthur Roebuck

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Sir George Rose, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(52)

Sir George Rose

by Harry Furniss
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Sir Orme Rowan-Hamilton, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(53)

Sir Orme Rowan-Hamilton

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(53)

Henry Russell, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(55)

Henry Russell

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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Albert Richard Smith, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(57)

Albert Richard Smith

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(57)

Charles Darwin, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(16)

Charles Darwin

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(16)

Sir Ernest Spencer, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(59)

Sir Ernest Spencer

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(59)

William Makepeace Thackeray, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(61)

William Makepeace Thackeray

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(61)

Hugh Valdave Warrender, by Harry Furniss - NPG 6251(63)

Hugh Valdave Warrender

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
NPG 6251(63)