11 of 44 portraits by Bourne & Shepherd
by Bourne & Shepherd
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
3 5/8 in. x 2 1/4 in. (92 mm x 58 mm) image size
Sitterback to top
- John Murray (1809-1898), Photographer and army surgeon. Sitter in 7 portraits, Artist associated with 3 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Bourne & Shepherd (founded 1863), Photographers. Artist associated with 44 portraits.
Events of 1865back to top
Current affairsElizabeth Garrett Anderson is the first female to be awarded a doctor's licence. She is also involved in collecting signatures for the Manchester Suffrage Committee, the first suffrage organisation, formed this year. John Stuart Mill was also elected to parliament this year on the platform of women's suffrage.
Palmerston dies in October, and is replaced as leader of the Liberal government by his Foreign Secretary, Lord Russell.
Art and scienceLewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is published, inspired by Carroll's relationship (as Oxford don Sir Charles Dodgson) with his friend Henry George Liddell's daughter Alice.
Matthew Arnold publishes the first series of Essays in Criticism, a defining text in the development of English literature as an academic discipline.