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Person: FURNISS, Harry  (1854-1925)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Henry FURNISS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
artist and illustrator; professional lantern lecturer
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
3 April 1881
27
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/183.62.48
– occupation “Artist”
5 April 1891
37
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/104.64.9
– occupation “Artist and Journalist”
2 April 1911
57
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/4732.206
– occupation “Artist and Author”
14 January 1925
70
died at
27 February 1925
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1925 p.368
Slide sets linked to this person

creator of source image(s): The Right Hon. W.E. Gladstone: places and incidents connected with his life (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 29 slides, 1888-1894)

Reference
David Robinson, ‘Harry Furniss: lantern showman’ in NMLJ 6.3 (January 1992)
Notes
His given name at birth was Henry, but he was known as Harry and used that name in all official records from 1881 or earlier.
Lucerna ID  6004057

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 June 2014

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