Dr W H Russell

Made:
1876 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield

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'Dr. W.H. Russell', 1876 A photographic portrait of Dr
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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A Woodburytype entitled 'Dr W H Russell' 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 'Dr W H Russell' taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1876.

Dr William Howard Russell (1821-1907) was a highly-influential British journalist and war correspondent for 'The Times'. Russell first achieved prominence reporting the Crimean War in 1854. He received a knighthood in 1895.

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.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6007/9
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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