'The Revisers of the New Testament 1881'
© National Portrait Gallery, London
'The Revisers of the New Testament 1881'
by and after Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen cabinet card, 1881 (early-mid 1870s)
5 5/8 in. x 3 7/8 in. (143 mm x 100 mm) image size
Artistback to top
- Samuel Alexander Walker (1841-1922), Photographer; son of William Walker. Artist or producer associated with 200 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Joseph Angus (1816-1902), Baptist minister and educationist. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Edward Bickersteth (1814-1892), Dean of Lichfield. Sitter in 8 portraits. Identify
- Joseph Williams Blakesley (1808-1885), Dean of Lincoln. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- David Brown (1803-1897), Clergyman, writer and professor. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- John Eadie (1813 or 1814-1876), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Charles John Ellicott (1819-1905), Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Sitter in 26 portraits. Identify
- Fenton John Anthony Hort (1828-1892), Biblical scholar and theologian. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- William Gilson Humphry (1815-1886), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Benjamin Hall Kennedy (1804-1889), Headmaster and classical scholar. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- William Lee (1815-1883), Church of Ireland clergyman. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot (1828-1889), Biblical scholar and bishop of Durham. Sitter in 6 portraits. Identify
- William Milligan (1821-1893), Church of Scotland minister and biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- George Moberly (1803-1885), Bishop of Salisbury. Sitter in 9 portraits. Identify
- William Fiddian Moulton (1835-1898), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Samuel Newth (1821-1898), College head. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
- Edwin Palmer (1824-1895), Archdeacon, classicist and professor. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Alexander Roberts (1826-1901), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Robert Scott (1811-1887), Lexicographer and Dean of Rochester. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener (1813-1891), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- George Vance Smith (circa 1816-1902), Unitarian minister and biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1815-1881), Dean of Westminster; son of Edward Stanley; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 30 portraits. Identify
- Richard Chenevix Trench (1807-1886), Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, poet and philologist. Sitter in 19 portraits. Identify
- Charles John Vaughan (1816-1897), Headmaster and dean of Llandaff. Sitter in 14 portraits. Identify
- Brooke Foss Westcott (1825-1901), Biblical scholar and bishop of Durham. Sitter in 6 portraits. Identify
- Charles Wordsworth (1806-1892), Scottish Episcopal bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, 230 Regent Street, London)
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1870back to top
Current affairsWilliam Edward Forster's Education Act is passed, making provisions for education for all under-13s. It demonstrated the balance in Gladstone's first ministry between progressive reform and conservativism by spreading literacy, whilst maintaining the status of Church schools.
The Married Women's Property Act gives wives rights over their own earnings.
Art and scienceThe Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet, based on Shakespeare's play and written with the aid of composer Mily Balakirev, debuts in Moscow, conducted by Nikolai Rubenstein.
W. G. Grace becomes cricket captain of Gloucestershire, marking the start of a successful decade for the club in which they won three 'Champion County' titles.
InternationalIsaac Butt, an Irish MP at Westminster, forms the Home Rule Association.
The Franco-Prussian war breaks out between France and a coalition of German states led by Prussia. Provoked by the candidacy of German Prince Leopold Hohenzollen-Sigmaringen for the Spanish throne, France declared war in July after Bismark published the deliberately provocative Ems telegraph, in which the French were represented in an offensive light on the issue.
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