William Powell Frith

Made:
1880 in England
photographer:
Lock and Whitfield

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'William Powell Frith', 1880 A photographic portrait of William Powell Frith [1819-1909] taken by Samuel Robert Lock [1822-1881] and George Carpe
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

A Woodburytype portrait of William Frith, taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1880. 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 portrait of William Frith, taken by Lock and Whitfield in 1880.

William Frith (1819-1909) was an English painter, famous for his paintings of everyday life, most notably 'Derby Day' (1858).

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:
1990-5036/6007/23
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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