'King Edward & His Empire Builders'
'King Edward & His Empire Builders'
published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, circa 1907
3 3/8 in. x 5 3/8 in. (86 mm x 135 mm) overall
Given by Terence Pepper, 2014
Artistback to top
- Rotary Photographic Co Ltd (active 1897-1916), Photographers. Artist associated with 1410 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850-1942), Field Marshal, Governor General of Canada; son of Queen Victoria. Sitter associated with 158 portraits. Identify
- Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour (1848-1930), Prime Minister and philosopher. Sitter in 136 portraits. Identify
- Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), Prime Minister and novelist. Sitter associated with 110 portraits. Identify
- Charles William de la Poer Beresford, Baron Beresford (1846-1919), Admiral and Conservative politician; MP for County Waterford, Marylebone East and Portsmouth. Sitter in 55 portraits. Identify
- Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836-1908), Prime Minister. Sitter in 29 portraits. Identify
- Joseph ('Joe') Chamberlain (1836-1914), Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham. Sitter in 104 portraits. Identify
- Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Prime Minister. Sitter in 217 portraits. Identify
- George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925), Politician, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, traveller and Viceroy of India. Sitter associated with 34 portraits. Identify
- King Edward VII (1841-1910), Reigned 1901-10. Sitter associated with 506 portraits. Identify
- King George V (1865-1936), Reigned 1910-36. Sitter in 478 portraits. Identify
- William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), Prime Minister and writer. Sitter associated with 320 portraits. Identify
- Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850-1916), Field Marshal. Sitter in 149 portraits. Identify
- Sir (Henri Charles) Wilfrid Laurier (1841-1919), Prime Minister of Canada. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
- Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (1845-1914), Governor-general of Canada and Viceroy of India. Sitter in 9 portraits. Identify
- Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson (1758-1805), Vice-Admiral and victor of Trafalgar. Sitter in 85 portraits. Identify
- Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts (1832-1914), Field Marshal. Sitter in 81 portraits. Identify
- Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847-1929), Prime Minister and author. Sitter in 24 portraits. Identify
- Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field Marshal and Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 598 portraits. Identify
- Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley (1833-1913), Field Marshal. Sitter in 44 portraits. Identify
- John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852-1925), Field Marshal. Sitter in 24 portraits. Identify
Related worksback to top
- NPG 7032: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (appears within the portrait)
- NPG x7088: George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (appears within the portrait)
- NPG x32178: Winston Churchill (appears within the portrait)
- NPG x134954: William Ewart Gladstone (appears within the portrait)
- NPG x197828: Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (appears within the portrait)
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1907back to top
Current affairsRobert Baden Powell, a former lieutenant-general in the British Army, forms the Boy Scout Movement after holding a camp on Brownsea Island for a group of twenty-two boys of mixed social background. Baden Powell was inspired after finding that his 1903 military training manual Aids to Scouting had become a bestseller, and was being used by teachers and youth workers. The Scout movement has become a Worldwide phenomenon, with over 38 million members in 216 countries.
Art and scienceThe poet, author and critic Edmund Gosse publishes his autobiography Father and Son, an account of his relationship with his devout Christian father, the zoologist Phillip Gosse. Edmund's detailing of his loss of faith is a reflection on the Victorian age itself.
Anna Pavlova first dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Michel Fokine to music by Camille Saint-Saens, at a charity performance.
InternationalAmerica is gripped by a financial crisis as a collapse of trust companies causes panic amongst shareholders.
Aged twenty, the Swiss architect Le Corbusier, one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century architecture, designs his first house at La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland.