Group at the Church Congress
Group at the Church Congress
by Unknown photographer
salt print, 12 July 1862
8 1/4 in. x 10 1/4 in. (208 mm x 260 mm) image size
Given by Ripon College, 1976
Sittersback to top
- John Gellibrand Hubbard, 1st Baron Addington (1805-1889), Politician, merchant and fiscal reformer; Director of Bank of England. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Sir Charles Henry John Anderson, 9th Bt (1804-1891), Landowner and Sheriff of Lincolnshire. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- William John Beamont (1828-1868), Divine, missionary and army chaplain. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Robert Brett (1808-1874), Surgeon and tractarian. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Frederic Bulley. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Montagu Burrows (1819-1905), Naval officer and professor of history. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- William Cadman, Rector, Holy Trinity, Marylebone. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas Thellusson Carter (1808-1901), Church of England clergyman. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Charles Carr Clerke (1799-1877), Archdeacon of Oxford. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- William Cotton (1786-1866), Rope manufacturer and philanthropist. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Arthur Perceval Purey-Cust (1828-1916), Dean of York. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- George Anthony Denison (1805-1896), Church of England clergyman. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- Richard Durnford (1802-1895), Bishop of Chichester. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- William Emery (1825-1910), Archdeacon of Ely. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas Fowler (1832-1904), Philosopher and university administrator; President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Hon. William Henry Fremantle (1831-1916), Dean of Ripon. Sitter in 6 portraits.
- Robert Gray (1809-1872), Bishop of Cape Town; son of Robert Gray, Bishop of Bristol. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- William Jackson (active 2005). Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Francis Knyvett Leighton (1806-1881), Warden of All Souls College, Oxford and Canon of Westminster. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Edward Arthur Litton (1813-1889), Reverend. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Francis Charles Massingberd (1800-1872), Divine; Chancellor of Lincoln. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas Baker Morrell (1815-1877), Bishop coadjutor of Edinburgh. Sitter in 6 portraits.
- Sir Joseph Napier, 1st Bt (1804-1882), Lord Chancellor of Ireland. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Francis Russell Nixon (1803-1879), Bishop of Tasmania. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- James Randall (1790-1882), Archdeacon of Berkshire. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- James Skinner (1818-1881), Reverend, author and hymn writer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas Nettleship Staley (1823-1898), First Missionary Bishop of Honolulu. Sitter in 11 portraits.
- Henry Hutchinson Swinny, Vicar, Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Henry Earle Tweed (1827-1910), Prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Samuel Wilberforce (1805-1873), Bishop of Oxford and of Winchester; son of William Wilberforce; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 84 portraits. Identify
- Charles Lee Wingfield (born 1832), Divine. Sitter in 1 portrait.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Oxfordshire (outside the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford)
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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