2 of 11 portraits of Frederick Walker
- Extended Catalogue Entry
by Frederick Walker
watercolour, circa 1865
6 in. x 4 1/2 in. (152 mm x 114 mm)
Given by wish of Geoffrey Marks, 1939
Sitterback to top
- Frederick Walker (1840-1875), Painter and illustrator. Sitter in 11 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Frederick Walker (1840-1875), Painter and illustrator. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 11 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 638
Events of 1865back to top
Current affairsElizabeth Garrett Anderson is the first female to be awarded a doctor's licence. She is also involved in collecting signatures for the Manchester Suffrage Committee, the first suffrage organisation, formed this year. John Stuart Mill was also elected to parliament this year on the platform of women's suffrage.
Palmerston dies in October, and is replaced as leader of the Liberal government by his Foreign Secretary, Lord Russell.
Art and scienceLewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is published, inspired by Carroll's relationship (as Oxford don Sir Charles Dodgson) with his friend Henry George Liddell's daughter Alice.
Matthew Arnold publishes the first series of Essays in Criticism, a defining text in the development of English literature as an academic discipline.