Various singers, actors and musicians
Various singers, actors and musicians
by and after Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1890s
7 3/4 in. x 5 1/8 in. (197 mm x 130 mm) image size
Artistback to top
- Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962), Photographers. Artist associated with 10995 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Annie Butterworth (died 1885), Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Gertrude Eva Cave-Ashton (née Holman Andrews) (born 1855), Soprano. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Giuditta Celega (active 1877), Italian opera singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Mary Davies (1855-1930), Singer; co-founder and first president of the Welsh Folk Song Society. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Eliza Enriquez (1848-1930), Opera singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Madame Fanchita (active 1875-1877), Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Julia Gaylord (died 1894), Actress and singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Helen Lemmens-Sherrington (1834-1906), Operatic singer. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Miss Lowe, Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Pauline Lucca (1841-1908), Singer. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Michael Maybrick (1841-1913), 'Stephen Adams'; singer and composer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Anna Mehlig (1847-1928), Pianist. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Wilma Norman-Neruda (née Wilhelmine Maria Franziska Neruda, later Lady Hallé) (1838-1911), Moravian violinist; former wife of Ludvig Norman, and later wife of Charles Hallé. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Ellen Amelia Orridge (1856-1883), Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Janet Monach Patey (née Whytock) (1842-1894), Singer. Sitter in 12 portraits.
- Annie Poole, Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Miss Richards (active 1880s), Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Fanny Robertson. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Miss Robertson. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Charlotte Helen Sainton-Dolby (1821-1885), Singer and composer. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Antoinette Sterling MacKinlay (1843-1904), Singer. Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Emma Cecilia Thursby (1845-1931), Singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Wilhelmina Tremelli (formerly Tremel) (active 1872-1883), Opera singer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- (Sarah) Edith Wynne (1842-1897), Opera singer. Sitter in 3 portraits.
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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