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Sir John Morris; Edwin John Hayes; Henry Underhill; John Joseph Powell

1 of 2 portraits of John Joseph Powell

Sir John Morris; Edwin John Hayes; Henry Underhill; John Joseph Powell, by Robert White Thrupp, published by  Edward Roden, published 1867 - NPG Ax137692 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir John Morris; Edwin John Hayes; Henry Underhill; John Joseph Powell

by Robert White Thrupp, published by Edward Roden
albumen prints, published 1867
10 5/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. (270 mm x 205 mm) paper size
acquired, 1978
Photographs Collection
NPG Ax137692

Sittersback to top

  • Edwin John Hayes (1823-1881), Town Clerk of Wolverhampton. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Sir John Morris (1821-1889), Mayor of Wolverhampton; manufacturer. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • John Joseph Powell (1816-1891), Barrister, politician and Recorder of Wolverhampton. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Henry Underhill (1822-1882), Solicitor and Clerk of the Peace of Wolverhampton. Sitter in 2 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Edward Roden (active 1866-1867), Printer and publisher. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
  • Robert White Thrupp (1821-1907), Photographer and framemaker. Artist associated with 32 portraits.

Events of 1867back to top

Current affairs

The Second Reform Act, although effectively a Liberal measure, is expediently passed by the Conservatives, under Disraeli's influence, who believed it would widen Conservative appeal by making the party appear more progressive. The Act extended the vote to 1.5 million working men in British towns, and redistributed 52 seats from towns with populations under 10,000 to the newer urban towns.

Art and science

Karl Marx publishes his hugely influential Das Kapital, whilst living and researching in London. Its proclaimed aim was 'to lay bare the economic law of motion of modern society', and it presented mid-Victorian capitalism in terms of a tragic drama.
Henry Irving rises to fame on the London stage, performing alongside Ellen Terry for the first time, beginning their famous theatrical association.

International

Francis Joseph, the Emperor of Austria, becomes King of Hungary, and thus ruler of the 'dual monarchy' of Austria-Hungary.
The dominion of Canada is formed, as the British North America Act unites four British colonies, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec. The Act defines much of Canada's constitution and operation of government, and Canada's dominion status is the first of its kind.

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Anthony Lorrimer

23 February 2017, 17:35


Name Henry Underhill
Gender Male
Baptism Date 06 Apr 1822
Baptism Place Saint Peter OR Collegiate,Wolverhampton,Stafford,England
Father Joseph Underhill
Mother Sarah

Name Age
Joseph Underhill
Sarah
Henry Underhill

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