- Extended Catalogue Entry
by Sir Henry Thompson
oil on canvas, circa 1874
16 in. x 12 in. (405 mm x 304 mm)
Given by Joseph Ceci, 1955
Sitterback to top
- Carlo Pellegrini (1839-1889), 'Ape'; caricaturist. Sitter in 5 portraits, Artist associated with 483 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Henry Thompson (1820-1904), Surgeon. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 12 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 486
Events of 1874back to top
Current affairsDisraeli becomes Prime Minister for the second time, winning the general election and giving the Conservative party its first absolute majority since the 1840s.
Professional opportunities for women develop, with the opening of the London School of Economics to women, the foundation of the London School of Medicine for Women and the Women's Protective and Provident League.