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Sir Henry William Lucy

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

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Henry Lucy began his working life in a Liverpool merchant's office, but soon became a reporter for a Shrewsbury periodical. In 1870, he joined the staff of the Pall Mall Gazette, and in 1873 became Parliamentary reporter to the Daily News, with which he had a long connection in various capacities. In 1881 he also joined the staff of Punch as contributor of its Parliamentary sketch over the signature of 'Toby M.

National Portrait Gallery, London

London

  • Date

    1905

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    72.4 x 53.3 cm

  • Accession number

    2930

  • Acquisition method

    Bequeathed by Sir Henry William Lucy, 1938. On long-term loan to Bodelwyddan Castle, North Wales

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