by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen print, published 1874
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (91 mm x 57 mm) image size
Sitterback to top
- Robert Scott (1811-1887), Lexicographer and Dean of Rochester. Sitter in 3 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Samuel Alexander Walker (1841-1922), Photographer; son of William Walker. Artist associated with 200 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, 64 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square, London)
Portrait setback to top
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.