1 portrait of Grace Armytage
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 10996 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Grace Armytage (died 1907), Actress; wife of Campbell Bradley. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Edith Blande (died 1923), Actress. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Camille Dubois (active 1874-1884), Actress. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Miss Herbert (active 1870s). Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Lawrence. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- McDonough. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Grace Otway (died 1935), Actress. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Kate Pattison (active 1877-1885), Actress. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Clara Richards. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Florence St John (1854-1912), Actress and singer. Sitter in 10 portraits.
- Rachel Sanger (1847-1884), Actress and singer. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Kate Santley (1837-1923), Actress, singer and theatre manager. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Lydia Thompson (Eliza Hodges Thompson) (1838-1908), Dancer and actress. Sitter in 9 portraits.
- Minnie Walton (Mrs Frederick Lyster) (died 1879), Actress. Sitter in 7 portraits.
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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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