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Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry

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Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry

by The Autotype Company, after Henry John Stock
collotype, 1907
19 in. x 14 1/2 in. (483 mm x 368 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1929
Reference Collection
NPG D9839

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Artistsback to top

  • The Autotype Company (active 1868-), Reproductive engravers, printers and publishers. Artist associated with 46 portraits.
  • Henry John Stock (1853-1930), Painter. Artist associated with 16 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D20779: Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry (from same plate)

Events of 1907back to top

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Robert 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 science

The 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.

International

America 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.

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