'Camping out at Friday's Hill'
'Camping out at Friday's Hill'
by Unknown photographer
vintage print, August 1898
6 1/2 in. x 7 7/8 in. (164 mm x 200 mm) overall
Given by Barbara Strachey (Hultin, later Halpern), 1999
Sittersback to top
- Mary Berenson (née Smith) (1864-1945), Art historian; former wife of Frank Costelloe, and later wife of Bernard Berenson; daughter of Robert Pearsall Smith. Sitter associated with 75 portraits. Identify
- Hannah Tatum Smith (née Whitall) (1832-1911), Evangelist and religious writer. Sitter in 47 portraits. Identify
- Catherine Elizabeth Conn ('Karin') Stephen (née Costelloe) (1889-1953), Psychoanalyst and psychologist. Sitter in 30 portraits. Identify
- Rachel Pearsall Conn ('Ray') Strachey (née Costelloe) (1887-1940), Feminist activist, artist and writer. Sitter in 64 portraits, Artist associated with 99 portraits. Identify
- Sylvia Vidal. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Winnie. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Harold Worthington, Son of Grace and Tom Worthington. Sitter associated with 2 portraits. Identify
- Mary ('Pug') Worthington, Daughter of Grace and Tom Worthington. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Val Worthington, Son of Grace and Tom Worthington. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Sussex (Friday's Hill House, Fernhurst, West Sussex)
Events of 1898back to top
Current affairsThe UK Parliament passes the Irish Local Government Act, which establishes a mixed system of local government in Ireland similar to that in Great Britain, notably creating new, directly elected county councils, and extending the electoral franchise to include all male householders and occupiers.
Charles Pelham Villiers, Britain's longest-serving Member of Parliament, dies. Villiers entered Parliament in 1835 as Liberal MP for Wolverhampton.
Art and scienceThe French physicists Pierre and Marie Curie discover the strongly radioactive elements polonium and radium, paving the way for cancer therapy and nuclear physics.
H.G. Wells's highly influential science fiction novellaThe War of the World is published, describing an invasion of England by aliens from Mars.
InternationalThe Spanish-American war takes place after Spain fails to meet America's demands to peacefully resolve the Cuban fight for independence. America secures victory after a series of quick naval and military victories in the Philippines and Cuba. Later this year, the Treaty of Paris gives the US ownership of the former Spanish colonies of Puerto Rico, the Philippines and Guam, the US also taking control of Cuba, ending the uprising and granting independence.
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