by Horatio Nelson King
3 1/2 in. x 2 3/8 in. (90 mm x 59 mm) image size
Transferred from Victoria & Albert Museum, 1980
Artistback to top
- Horatio Nelson King (1828-1905), Photographer, dealer and stationer. Artist associated with 53 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Levitt, Sarah, Fashion in Photographs 1880-1900, 1991, p. 25
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.