7 of 11 portraits of Robert Moffat
by and after Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1890s
7 3/4 in. x 5 1/8 in. (197 mm x 131 mm) image size
Artistback to top
- Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962), Photographers. Artist associated with 10997 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Thomas William Baxter Aveling (1815-1884), Congregational minister. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
- Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd (1825-1899), Church of Scotland minister and author. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Robert Smith Candlish (1806-1873), Free Church of Scotland minister and theologian. Sitter in 6 portraits.
- (William) Weldon Champneys (1807-1875), Dean of Lichfield. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Richard Robert Chope (1830-1928), Vicar, musician and editor. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
- Rev Davies, Clergyman. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Robert William Forrest (circa 1831-1908), Dean of Worcester. Sitter in 6 portraits.
- Mr Fox. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Edward Carr Glyn (1843-1928), Bishop of Peterborough. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Thomas Guthrie (1803-1873), Free Church of Scotland minister and philanthropist; author of 'Plea for Ragged Schools'. Sitter in 15 portraits.
- Mr Hood. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Samuel Martin (1817-1878), Congregational minister. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Robert Moffat (1795-1883), Missionary in South Africa and linguist. Sitter in 11 portraits.
- Mr Mullins. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Rev Nelson, Clergyman. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Samuel Newth (1821-1898), College head. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Joseph Parker (1830-1902), Congregational minister. Sitter in 12 portraits.
- Mr Pulsford. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Alexander Raleigh (1817-1880), Congregational minister. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- James Guinness Rogers (1822-1911), Congregational minister. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892), Baptist preacher and religious writer. Sitter in 34 portraits.
- Mr Statham. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Charles John Vaughan (1816-1897), Headmaster and dean of Llandaff. Sitter in 14 portraits.
- John Mark Wilks (1830?-1894), Clergyman. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1890back to top
Current affairsWilliam Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, publishes In Darkest England, in which he compares the supposedly 'civilised' England with 'Darkest Africa'. A critique of the degenerate state of society, Booth also proposed social welfare schemes to alleviate the sufferings of the urban poor.
The world's first electric underground railway opens to the public in London, passing under the Thames and linking the City of London and Stockwell.
Art and scienceWilliam Morris founds the Kelmscott Press, a revival of art and craft techniques of book printing. Publications included The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer (1896), with decorative designs and typeface by Morris and illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones.
Vincent Van Gogh dies after shooting himself in the chest in Auvers-sur-Oise, France.
Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray first appears in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine .
InternationalCecil Rhodes, organiser of the diamond-mining De Beers Consolidated Mines, becomes premier of Cape Colony as part of his expansionist aims in South Africa.
In Germany, Kaiser Wilhelm II dismisses Otto von Bismarck.
An international anti-slavery conference is held in Brussels, leading to the signing of a treaty by all the major maritime nations covering action to be taken against the trade in Africa and suppression of it by sea.
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