3 of 3 portraits of Joseph Pease
by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, published by Henry Graves & Co
mixed-method engraving, published 18 December 1874
26 3/4 in. x 18 5/8 in. (678 mm x 472 mm) plate size; 27 3/4 in. x 19 1/8 in. (706 mm x 487 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1955
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- Joseph Pease (1799-1872), Quaker railway company promoter and industrialist. Sitter in 3 portraits.
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Events of 1874back to top
Current affairsDisraeli becomes Prime Minister for the second time, winning the general election and giving the Conservative party its first absolute majority since the 1840s.
Professional opportunities for women develop, with the opening of the London School of Economics to women, the foundation of the London School of Medicine for Women and the Women's Protective and Provident League.