11 of 49 portraits matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Pets and animals - Insects and minibeasts'
- 'Image on website'
by Bassano Ltd
hand-coloured postcard print, 1905
5 1/2in. x 3 1/2in. (138 mm x 88 mm)
Transferred from Museum and Art Gallery, Newark-on-Trent, 1971
Sitterback to top
- Gertie Millar (Gertrude Ward, (née Millar, later Monckton), Countess of Dudley) (1879-1952), Actress. Sitter in 90 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Bassano Ltd (active 1901-1962), Photographers. Artist associated with 42742 portraits.
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Events of 1905back to top
Current affairsFollowing turmoil over the issue of Free Trade, Balfour resigns and calls an election, believing that the Liberals will be defeated. However, he is mistaken and Henry Campbell-Bannerman replaces him as the Liberal government Prime Minister.
The foundation of the Ulster Unionist Council, established to campaign against Home Rule, marks the birth of the Ulster Unionist party in Northern Ireland with the Duke of Abercorn as the first elected president.
Art and scienceThe Bloomsbury group of artists and intellectuals begin to hold informal gatherings at the home of Vanessa and Virginia Stephen. The group includes the artist Duncan Grant, biographer Lytton Strachey, and the art critics Clive Bell and Roger Fry.
The German theoretical physicist Albert Einstein has his 'annus mirabilis', publishing groundbreaking papers on the nature of light and motion, including his relation of mass and energy in the equation e = mc2.