Men of Mark Synopsis
Men of Mark, Contemporary Portraits of Distinguished Men is a gallery of portraits from 1876 of contemporary men distinguished in the senate, the church, in science, literature and art, the army, navy, law, medicine, etc., photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield, with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper.
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About Thompson Cooper
Thompson Cooper (8 January 1837 – 5 March 1904) was an English journalist, man of letters, and compiler of reference works. He became a specialist in biographical information, and is noted as the most prolific contributor to the Victorian era Dictionary of National Biography, for which he wrote over 1,400 entries.
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