'The New Testament Revision Company'
© National Portrait Gallery, London
'The New Testament Revision Company'
by Unknown engraver
wood engraving, published 10 July 1875
24 1/4 in. x 16 1/2 in. (615 mm x 419 mm) paper size
Sittersback to top
- Joseph Angus (1816-1902), Baptist minister and educationist. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Edward Bickersteth (1814-1892), Dean of Lichfield. Sitter in 8 portraits. Identify
- Joseph Williams Blakesley (1808-1885), Dean of Lincoln. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- David Brown (1803-1897), Clergyman, writer and professor. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- John Eadie (1813 or 1814-1876), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Charles John Ellicott (1819-1905), Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Sitter in 26 portraits. Identify
- Fenton John Anthony Hort (1828-1892), Biblical scholar and theologian. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- William Gilson Humphry (1815-1886), Church of England clergyman and biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Benjamin Hall Kennedy (1804-1889), Headmaster and classical scholar. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- William Lee (1815-1883), Church of Ireland clergyman. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot (1828-1889), Biblical scholar and bishop of Durham. Sitter in 6 portraits. Identify
- William Milligan (1821-1893), Church of Scotland minister and biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- George Moberly (1803-1885), Bishop of Salisbury. Sitter in 9 portraits. Identify
- William Fiddian Moulton (1835-1898), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Samuel Newth (1821-1898), College head. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
- Alexander Roberts (1826-1901), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Robert Scott (1811-1887), Lexicographer and Dean of Rochester. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener (1813-1891), Biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- George Vance Smith (circa 1816-1902), Unitarian minister and biblical scholar. Sitter in 3 portraits. Identify
- Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1815-1881), Dean of Westminster; son of Edward Stanley; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 30 portraits. Identify
- Richard Chenevix Trench (1807-1886), Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, poet and philologist. Sitter in 19 portraits. Identify
- John Troutbeck (1832-1899), Divine, musician and translator. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Charles John Vaughan (1816-1897), Headmaster and dean of Llandaff. Sitter in 14 portraits. Identify
- Brooke Foss Westcott (1825-1901), Biblical scholar and bishop of Durham. Sitter in 6 portraits. Identify
- Charles Wordsworth (1806-1892), Scottish Episcopal bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
Events of 1875back to top
Current affairsSamuel Plimsoll, a back-bench Liberal MP, campaigns for measures to prevent the practice of overloading unseaworthy vessels and claiming insurance. The Plimsoll Line is established; a line drawn on ships, it denotes the maximum legal load a cargo ship is allowed to carry.
The Public Health Act, the work of Richard A. Cross, sets down in detail the responsibilities of local authorities in terms of public health.
Art and scienceAnthony Trollope's masterpiece The Way We Live Now is published after serialisation. Containing over 100 chapters, the complex plot, following the fortunes of sham financier Augustus Melmotte, tackles the commercial, political and moral hypocrisy of the age.
InternationalDisraeli purchases nearly half the total shares in the Suez Canal Company from the bankrupt Egyptian Khedive, Ismail Pasha, securing a controlling interest in the trading route. Since Parliament was not in session at the time, Disraeli borrowed £4 million from the banking family Rothschilds, attracting much criticism from Parliamentary opponents, although he won popularity from the Queen and the public.
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