2 of 33 portraits of Marie Tempest
by Alexander Bassano
bromide print, 1884
7 3/4 in. x 5 5/8 in. (196 mm x 143 mm) image size
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Sitterback to top
- Dame Marie Tempest (Mary Susan Etherington) (1864-1942), Actress. Sitter in 33 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Alexander Bassano (1829-1913), Photographer. Artist associated with 2806 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, 25 Old Bond Street , London)
Events of 1884back to top
Current affairsThe Third Reform Act further reduces the financial threshold for voters, extending the franchise to all householders in the counties, achieving uniformity with those in the boroughs, and effectively doubling the electorate from 2.5 million to just under 5 million.
Foundation of the socialist group, the Fabian Society. The group quickly grows in size, including members Eleanor Marx, George Bernard Shaw and Beatrice Webb.