Vanity Fair Panel no. 1
5 of 5 portraits of John James Hugh Henry Stewart-Murray, 7th Duke of Atholl
Vanity Fair Panel no. 1
by Sir Leslie Ward, and Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithographs pasted onto wooden panel, assembled from prints published 1873-1903
13 1/2 in. x 55 in. (343 mm x 1397 mm) image size
Artistsback to top
Sittersback to top
- Arnold Allan Keppel, 8th Earl of Albemarle (1858-1942), Lord-in-Waiting to the King, 1922-24. Sitter in 21 portraits.
- John James Hugh Henry Stewart-Murray, 7th Duke of Atholl (1840-1917), Landowner. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, 4th Bt (1835-1910), Politician and army officer. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- John Palmer Brabazon (1843-1922), Soldier and courtier, Major-General of the Grenadier Guards. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Herbert Francis Eaton, 3rd Baron Cheylesmore (1848-1925), Army officer. Sitter in 6 portraits.
- Sir Henry Edward Colvile (1852-1907), Army officer and writer. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Edgar Vincent, Viscount d'Abernon (1857-1941), Financier and diplomatist. Sitter in 30 portraits.
- Sir Douglas Frederick Rawdon Dawson (1854-1933), Brigadier-General. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Vesey John Dawson (1853-1930), Brigadier-General. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby (1865-1948), Politician, Secretary of State for War and British Ambassador to France, racehorse owner and soldier. Sitter in 45 portraits.
- Evelyn Edward Thomas Boscawen, 7th Viscount Falmouth (1847-1918), Soldier. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, 6th Bt (1832-1907), Conservative politician and colonial governor. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil (1867-1918), Army officer and administrator. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Lord (Albert) Edward Wilfred Gleichen (1863-1937), Major-General. Sitter in 17 portraits.
- Daniel Godfrey (1831-1903), Army officer, bandmaster and composer; father of Dan Godfrey. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Sir William Alexander Gordon-Cumming, 4th Bt (1848-1930), Soldier. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Amelius Mark Richard Lockwood (né Wood), 1st Baron Lambourne (1847-1928), Politician and Lieutenant-Colonel. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- William Brownlow, 3rd Baron Lurgan (1858-1937), Chairman of the Carlton and Ritz Hotels. Sitter in 13 portraits.
- Harry Leslie Blundell McCalmont (1861-1902), Soldier, racehorse owner, yachtsman and Conservative politician; MP for Newmarket. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Paul Sanford Methuen, 3rd Baron Methuen (1845-1932), Field Marshal. Sitter in 12 portraits.
- George Colborne Nugent (1864-1915), Soldier. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Sir Laurence James Oliphant, 9th of Condie (1846-1914), Soldier. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Sir Reginald Pole-Carew (1849-1924), Lieutenant-General. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Alexander Fuller-Acland-Hood, 1st Baron St Audries (1853-1917), Politician, colonial governor and army officer. Sitter in 17 portraits.
- William Mansfield, 1st Viscount Sandhurst (1855-1921), Governor of Bombay; Lord-Chamberlain of the Household. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Sir Henry Trotter, 11th of Mortonhall and 2nd of Charterhall (1844-1905), Soldier, explorer and diplomat. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Frederick Arthur Wellesley (1844-1931), Soldier and diplomat. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Arthur Charles Wellesley, 4th Duke of Wellington (1849-1934), Colonel. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- George Wyndham (1863-1913), Politician; Under-Secretary of State for War and author. Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
Events of 1873back to top
Current affairsThe public entertainment centre Alexandra Palace, designed by architect Owen Jones (associated with the Crystal Palace) and built between Wood Green and Muswell Hill in North London, burns down within sixteen days of opening. Named after Alexandra of Denmark, married to Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, the palace was quickly rebuilt, and has since been used as a transmission centre for the BBC, and as a musical entertainment venue.
Art and scienceEdith Coleridge edits her late mother Sara Coleridge's Memoir and Letters. Sara, the daughter of the poet and philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was an author, translator and editor of her father's works.
InternationalInspired by prospectors' demands for better quality trousers during the 1850s Gold Rush, Levi Strauss develops a trouser made with twilled cotton cloth from France called 'serge de Nimes', later known as denim. This year, he patents the process of putting rivets in the trousers for strength, introducing 'blue jeans' to the world.
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