The Right Hon John Bright

Made:
1876 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield
'The Right Hon. John Bright', 1876
      A photographic portrait of the Right Hon

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'The Right Hon. John Bright', 1876 A photographic portrait of the Right Hon
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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A Woodburytype entitled 'The Right Hon John Bright' taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1876. This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time.

A Woodburytype entitled 'The Right Hon John Bright' taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1876.

John Bright (1811-1889) was a British Radical and Liberal statesman and an active member of the Anti-Corn Law League. He sat in the House of Commons from 1843 to 1889.

This Woodburytype is taken from a series of seven volumes entitled 'Men of Mark'. Published between 1876 and 1883, each volume featured 36 portraits of prominent men of the time. A brief biographical essay by Thompson Cooper (1837-1904) accompanied each portrait.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/6007/7
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford