Men of Mark

COOPER, Thompson. Men of Mark, Contemporary Portraits of Distinguished Men. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1876.

Green and gold cloth bound volume with biographical notes by Thompson Cooper. Hardback. Condition: very good, with light rubbing and bumping. Published 1876 by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington. Contains 37 woodburytypes by Lock and Whitfield. Portraits include Edward VII, Samuel Plimsoll, Garnet Wolseley, Cardinal Manning, J E Millais, Lord Shaftesbury, John Bright.


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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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