by Window & Grove
albumen cabinet card, circa 1884
6 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. (166 mm x 109 mm) overall
Given by Terence Pepper, 2014
Sitterback to top
- Emilie Charlotte ('Lillie') Langtry (née Le Breton) (1853-1929), Actress and professional beauty. Sitter in 56 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Window & Grove (active 1872-1933), Photographers. Artist associated with 168 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographers' studio, 63a Baker Street, 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.