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The Hammersmith Socialist Society

1 portrait of David Craig

The Hammersmith Socialist Society, possibly by Sir Emery Walker, 1890-1891 - NPG x19650 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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The Hammersmith Socialist Society

possibly by Sir Emery Walker
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1890-1891
Given by Emery Walker Ltd, 1956
Photographs Collection
NPG x19650

Artistback to top

  • Sir Emery Walker (1851-1933), Process-engraver and printer. Artist associated with 127 portraits, Sitter in 11 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • Mr Beasley, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Sarah Brandhandler, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Brandhandler, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Bullock, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Robert Sidney Catterson-Smith (1853-1938), Art school headmaster, silversmith, painter and illustrator; member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • (Julia Sarah) Anne Cobden-Sanderson (1866-1926), Socialist and suffragette. Sitter in 8 portraits.
  • Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson (1840-1922), Bookbinder and printer; member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • David Craig, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Miss Davies, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Davis, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Constance Sarah Daw (née Maughan) (1879-1966), Wife of Herbert Daw; daughter of George Maughan. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Madame de la Roche, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mademoiselle de la Roche, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Grant, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Howard, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Howe, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mrs Howe, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Maudhurst, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Ann Maughan (born circa 1842), Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League; wife of George Maughan. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • George Maughan (circa 1834-1922), Carpenter and army officer; Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • August Mordhurst, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mary ('May') Morris (1862-1938), Designer and craftswoman; daughter of William Morris. Sitter in 60 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • William Morris (1834-1896), Poet, craftsman and socialist. Sitter in 68 portraits.
  • Mr Muncey, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Munday, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mrs Munday, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Rose, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • A.J. Smith, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Henry Halliday Sparling (1860-1924), Editor and journalist; member of the Hammersmith Branch of the Socialist League and the Hammersmith Socialist Society; husband of Mary ('May') Morris. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist of 2 portraits.
  • Mr Tarleton, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mr Tochatti, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mrs Tochatti, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Sir Emery Walker (1851-1933), Process-engraver and printer. Sitter in 11 portraits, Artist associated with 127 portraits.
  • Andrew Watt, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mrs Andrew Watt, Member of the Hammersmith Socialist League; wife of Andrew Watt. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Events of 1890back to top

Current affairs

William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, publishes In Darkest England, in which he compares the supposedly 'civilised' England with 'Darkest Africa'. A critique of the degenerate state of society, Booth also proposed social welfare schemes to alleviate the sufferings of the urban poor.
The world's first electric underground railway opens to the public in London, passing under the Thames and linking the City of London and Stockwell.

Art and science

William Morris founds the Kelmscott Press, a revival of art and craft techniques of book printing. Publications included The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (1896), with decorative designs and typeface by Morris and illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones.
Vincent Van Gogh dies after shooting himself in the chest in Auvers-sur-Oise, France.
Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray first appears in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine .

International

Cecil Rhodes, organiser of the diamond-mining De Beers Consolidated Mines, becomes premier of Cape Colony as part of his expansionist aims in South Africa.
In Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm II dismisses Otto von Bismarck.
An international anti-slavery conference is held in Brussels, leading to the signing of a treaty by all the major maritime nations covering action to be taken against the trade in Africa and suppression of it by sea.

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