Members of The Savage Club
1 of 7 portraits of Henry James Byron
Members of The Savage Club
by William Keith
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1862
3 7/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (97 mm x 58 mm) image size
Given by Jane Souter Hipkins, 1930
Sittersback to top
- Jack Barnard (active 1860s), Member of The Savage Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- John Cargill Brough (1834-1872), Science journalist. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Lionel Brough (1836-1909), Actor. Sitter in 20 portraits. Identify
- William Brough (1826-1870), Journalist and playwright. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Leicester Silk Buckingham (1825-1867), Playwright. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Henry James Byron (1835-1884), Playwright and actor. Sitter in 7 portraits. Identify
- Edward Draper (active 1860s), Member of The Savage Club. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Andrew Halliday (né Andrew Halliday Duff) (1830-1877), Essayist and playwright. Sitter in 7 portraits. Identify
- John Hollingshead (1827-1904), Journalist and theatre manager. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Charles Millward (1830-1892), Journal proprietor, pantomime writer and monumental mason. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- William Jeffery Prowse (1836-1870), Humorist. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- William Bernhardt Tegetmeier (1816-1912), Naturalist and journalist. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
This portraitback to top
On the occasion of their performance for the benefit of Distressed Cotton Operatives.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Lambert, Miles, Fashion in Photographs 1860-1880, 1991, p. 28
Events of 1862back to top
Current affairsThe Lancashire cotton famine, a depression in the north-west textile industry brought about by the American civil war, reaches its climax. With large numbers of mills closing after Confederate blockades halted cotton supplies, many Lancashire families were in receipt of relief.
Art and scienceLouis Pasteur and Claude Bernard carry out the first pasteurisation tests, the process of heating liquids at 55 degree Celsius or higher for short periods of time, destroying viruses and harmful organisms such as bacteria and yeast. .
Victor Hugo's novel Les Miserables is published, covering the Napoleonic wars. It traces the ex-convict Jean Valjean's character against wider questions of social and political justice, duty and love.
InternationalOtto Eduard Leopold Bismarck becomes Minister-President of Prussia, appointed by Wilhelm I after the liberal Diet refused to authorise funding for a proposed reorganisation of the army. Bismarck, intent on maintaining royal supremacy, engineers the Unification of Germany during his time in office.
John Hanning Speke claims to have found the source of the Nile, proving that the Victoria Nile issued from the north end of lake Victoria, over Ripon Falls.
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