by Frank Holl
oil on canvas
33 in. x 28 in. (838 mm x 711 mm)
Given by Mrs Edgar Holl and Mrs Constance M. Baker, 1932
Sitterback to top
- Francis Holl (1815-1884), Engraver. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist associated with 100 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl (1845-1888), Painter; son of Francis Holl. Artist associated with 18 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 308
Events of 1875back to top
Current affairsSamuel Plimsoll, a back-bench Liberal MP, campaigns for measures to prevent the practice of overloading unseaworthy vessels and claiming insurance. The Plimsoll Line is established; a line drawn on ships, it denotes the maximum legal load a cargo ship is allowed to carry.
The Public Health Act, the work of Richard A. Cross, sets down in detail the responsibilities of local authorities in terms of public health.