2 of 5 portraits of Henry Allon
by Martin & Sallnow
albumen cabinet card, 1884-1892
6 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. (166 mm x 108 mm) overall
Sitterback to top
- Henry Allon (1818-1892), Congregational minister and leader. Sitter in 5 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographers' studio, 416 Strand, 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.