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Leslie Matthew Ward Collection

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The Croucher, 1901. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

The Croucher, 1901. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
The Croucher, 1901. English cricketer Gilbert Laird Jessop (1874-1955) played for Cambridge University, Gloucestershire, and England, and was Wisden Cricketer of the Year for 1898. [London, 1901]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: A Radical Lawyer, 1902. Artist: Spy

A Radical Lawyer, 1902. Artist: Spy
A Radical Lawyer, 1902. John Lawson Walton KC MP, British barrister and politician. Walton served as Attorney General from 1905-1908. Cartoon from Vanity Fair, 6th March 1902

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Yorkshire Cricket, 1892. Artist: Spy

Yorkshire Cricket, 1892. Artist: Spy
Yorkshire Cricket, 1892. A portrait of Lord Hawke. Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke (1860-1938) captained the Yorkshire County Cricket Club for 28 seasons

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Charles Thurston Fogg-Elliot, 1894. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Charles Thurston Fogg-Elliot, 1894. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Charles Thurston Fogg-Elliot, 1894. A portrait of Charles Thurston Fogg-Elliot (1870-1955). [Vanity Fair, 1894]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Horace, Lord Farquhar, British financier and politician, 1898. Artist: Spy

Horace, Lord Farquhar, British financier and politician, 1898. Artist: Spy
Horace, Lord Farquhar, British financier and politician, 1898. Farquhar (1844-1923) served as Treasurer of the Conservative Party from 1911-1923. A print from Vanity Fair, June 2nd 1898

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Plausible, 1902. Artist: Spy

Plausible, 1902. Artist: Spy
Plausible, 1902. Mr Justice Swinfen Eady, British lawyer and judge. Eady (1851-1919) became a QC in 1893 and a High Court Judge in 1901. He served as Master of the Rolls from 1918-1919

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: John Stuart Mill, British social reformer and philosopher, 1873. Artist: Spy

John Stuart Mill, British social reformer and philosopher, 1873. Artist: Spy
John Stuart Mill, British social reformer and philosopher, 1873. An advocate of utilitarianism, Mill (1806-1873) was probably the most influential liberal thinker of the 19th century

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The Head, 1901. Artist: Spy

The Head, 1901. Artist: Spy
The Head, 1901. James John Hornby (1826-1909), headmaster of Eton College from 1868 to 1884. He was previously a rower, competing for Oxford University in the Boat Race

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: City Justice, 1880. Artist: Spy

City Justice, 1880. Artist: Spy
City Justice, 1880. Alderman Sir Robert Walter Carden, British banker, politician and magistrate. Carden (1801-1888) served as Lord Mayor of London from 1857-1858

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The General, 1881. Artist: Spy

The General, 1881. Artist: Spy
The General, 1881. Mourdaunt Fenwick Bisset MP. Bisset served as Conservative MP for West Somerset from 1880-1884. He was Master of the Devon and Somerset Staghounds from 1855 until 1881

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Bobby, 1902. Artist: Spy

Bobby, 1902. Artist: Spy
Bobby, 1902. Robert Abel, English cricketer. Bobby Abel (1857-1936) was an opening batsman for Surrey and England. In a career lasting from 1881 until 1904 he scored 33

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Plum, 1903. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Plum, 1903. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Plum, 1903. British right-handed batsman Pelham Plum Warner (1873-1963) played for Oxford University, Middlesex and England during a career lasting from 1894 until 1920

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: A Symphony, 1878. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

A Symphony, 1878. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
A Symphony, 1878. Caricature of American painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), published in " Vanity Fair" 12 January 1878

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Alfred Harmsworth, 1895, (1945). Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Alfred Harmsworth, 1895, (1945). Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Alfred Harmsworth, 1895, (1945). Portrait of Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865-1922), British newspaper and publishing magnate

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Ranji, 1897. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Ranji, 1897. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Ranji, 1897. Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Jadeja (1872-1933), also known as Ranji, was ruler of the Indian princely state of Nawanagar as Maharaja Jam Saheb

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Yorkshire Cricket, 1892. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Yorkshire Cricket, 1892. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Yorkshire Cricket, 1892. Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke (1860-1938) captained the Yorkshire County Cricket Club for 28 seasons

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Repton, Oxford & Somerset, 1903. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Repton, Oxford & Somerset, 1903. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Repton, Oxford & Somerset, 1903. English amateur cricketer Lionel Charles Hamilton Palairet (1870-1933) was educated at Repton School

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Cricket, 1877. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Cricket, 1877. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Cricket, 1877. Gloucestershire and England cricketer William Gilbert WG Grace (1848-1915) was one of the most iconic figures in the history of English cricket

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: A Flanneled Fighter, 1902. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

A Flanneled Fighter, 1902. Creator: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
A Flanneled Fighter, 1902. British cricketer, soldier and politician Stanley Jackson (1870-1947). In 1927 Jackson was appointed Governor of Bengal. [London, 1902]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Benjie, 1894. Creator: Day & Son

Benjie, 1894. Creator: Day & Son
Benjie, 1894. Portrait of oarsman Hugh Benjamin Cotton (1871-1895), president of the Oxford University Boat Club, wearing a jumper with his initials on it

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Oxford Cricket, 1889. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Oxford Cricket, 1889. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Oxford Cricket, 1889. Wicket Keeper. Hylton Punch Philipson (1866-1935) played first-class cricket for Oxford University. From Vanity Fair

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Vicar General, 1902. Artist: Spy

Vicar General, 1902. Artist: Spy
Vicar General, 1902. Charles Alfred Cripps KC MP, British barrister and politican. Cripps (1852-1941) became a QC in 1890 and served as Attorney General to the Prince of Wales from 1895 until 1914

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The Recorder, 1903. Artist: Spy

The Recorder, 1903. Artist: Spy
The Recorder, 1903. The Recorder of London. Cartoon from Vanity Fair, 9th July 1903

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Thrice Champion, 1904. Artist: Spy

Thrice Champion, 1904. Artist: Spy
Thrice Champion, 1904. Lawrence Doherty won the mens singles title at Wimbledon five consecutive times between 1902 and 1906

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Augustine Birrell, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Augustine Birrell, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Augustine Birrell, 1927. A caricature of Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), English Liberal Party politician, who was Chief Secretary for Ireland from 1907 to 1916

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Sir Edmund Gosse, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Sir Edmund Gosse, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Sir Edmund Gosse, 1927. A portrait of Edmund William Gosse (1849-1928), English poet, author and critic. [The Bookman, Christmas portfolio, 1927]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: John Buchan, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

John Buchan, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
John Buchan, 1927. A portrait of John Buchan (1875-1940), Scottish novelist, historian and Governor General of Canada. [The Bookman, Christmas portfolio, 1927]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Sir Oliver Lodge, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Sir Oliver Lodge, 1927. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Sir Oliver Lodge, 1927. A portrait of Oliver Joseph Lodge (1851-1940), British physicist and writer involved in the development of radio. [The Bookman, Christmas portfolio, 1927]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Sir Henry Mill Pellatt, c1910 Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Sir Henry Mill Pellatt, c1910 Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Sir Henry Mill Pellatt, c1910. A portrait of Major-General Henry Mill Pellatt (1859-1939), Canadian financier and soldier. Published c. 1910, as a supplement in The World

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Mr. Hugh Chisholm, 1911 Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Mr. Hugh Chisholm, 1911 Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Mr. Hugh Chisholm, 1911. A caricature of Hugh Chisholm (1866-1924), British journalist, and editor of the 10th, 11th and 12th editions of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Richard Pigott, 1889. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Richard Pigott, 1889. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Richard Pigott, 1889. A caricature of Richard Pigott (1835-1889), Irish Nationalist and Journalist. [Vanity Fair, 1889]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Little Darling, 1897. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

Little Darling, 1897. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
Little Darling, 1897. A caricature of Charles John Darling (1849-1936), lawyer, politician and High Court judge. [Vanity Fair, 1897]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The Rev. Joseph Wood, D. D. (Headmaster of Harrow), 1910 Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

The Rev. Joseph Wood, D. D. (Headmaster of Harrow), 1910 Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
The Rev. Joseph Wood, D.D. (Headmaster of Harrow), c1910. A portrait of the Rev Joseph Wood (1843-1923), Head Master of Harrow from 1899-1910. Published July 5th 1910, as a supplement in The World

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: C. U. B. C, 1900. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

C. U. B. C, 1900. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
C.U.B.C, 1900. Published 29th March 1900. William Dudley Ward (1877-1946), The President Of The Cambridge University Boat Club

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: At Vauxhall, 1925. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

At Vauxhall, 1925. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
At Vauxhall. After an engraving by Sir Leslie Matthew Ward (1851-1922). From The Studio Volume 89 [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1925]

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The Gatehouse Rochester, 1925. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward

The Gatehouse Rochester, 1925. Artist: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward
The Gatehouse Rochester. Jaspers Gatehouse, Rochester, Kent. Dating from the early fifteenth century, the gatehouse is the bachelor flat of Cathedral organist John Jasper in Charles Dickenss last

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: The Member for Scotland, Sir Lewis McIver, Scottish politician, 1896. Artist: Spy

The Member for Scotland, Sir Lewis McIver, Scottish politician, 1896. Artist: Spy
The Member for Scotland, Sir Lewis McIver, Scottish politician, 1896. McIver (1846-1920) was elected to Parliament as MP for Torquay in 1885, but lost the seat the following year

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Papworth, Ernest Terah Hooley, British financier, 1896. Artist: Spy

Papworth, Ernest Terah Hooley, British financier, 1896. Artist: Spy
Papworth, Ernest Terah Hooley, British financier, 1896. Pictured here in riding clothes, Hooley (1859-1947) was a wealthy entrepreneur and owner of the Papworth estate in Cambridgeshire

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Brocklesby, the Earl of Yarborough, 1896. Artist: Spy

Brocklesby, the Earl of Yarborough, 1896. Artist: Spy
Brocklesby, the Earl of Yarborough, 1896. Charles Pelham (1859-1936), 4th Earl of Yarborough was admitted to the Privy Council in 1890

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: JB, John Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross, Scottish lawyer and politician, 1899. Artist: Spy

JB, John Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross, Scottish lawyer and politician, 1899. Artist: Spy
JB, John Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross, Scottish lawyer and politician, 1899. A Liberal MP for Clackmannan and Kinross from 1880-1899

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: A Diplomatic Cousin Henry White, American diplomat, 1899. Artist: Spy

A Diplomatic Cousin Henry White, American diplomat, 1899. Artist: Spy
A Diplomatic Cousin Henry White, American diplomat, 1899. White (1850-1927) was described by President Theodore Roosevelt as the most useful man in the entire diplomatic service

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Tirah, General Sir William Stephen Alexander Lockhart, Scottish soldier, 1898. Artist: Spy

Tirah, General Sir William Stephen Alexander Lockhart, Scottish soldier, 1898. Artist: Spy
Tirah, General Sir William Stephen Alexander Lockhart, Scottish soldier, 1898. Lockhart (1841-1900) served at the Khyber Pass and in Kabul, later being appointed Commander-in-Chief in India in 1898

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Rousseau, the Duke of Bedford, 1896. Artist: Spy

Rousseau, the Duke of Bedford, 1896. Artist: Spy
Rousseau, the Duke of Bedford, 1896. Herbrand Arthur Russell (1858-1940), 11th Duke of Bedford. A print from Vanity Fair, September 10th 1896

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: East Sussex, Colonel Brookfield, British soldier and politician, 1898. Artist: Spy

East Sussex, Colonel Brookfield, British soldier and politician, 1898. Artist: Spy
East Sussex, Colonel Brookfield, British soldier and politician, 1898. Arthur Montagu Brookfield (1853-1940) was Conservative MP for Rye from 1895-1903

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Union Steamship Sir Francis Henry Evans, British businessman and politician, 1896. Artist: Spy

Union Steamship Sir Francis Henry Evans, British businessman and politician, 1896. Artist: Spy
Union Steamship Sir Francis Henry Evans, British businessman and politician, 1896. Evans (1840-1907) was Conservative MP for Southampton (1888-1895, 1896-1900) and for Maidstone (1901-1906)

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: A German Attache, Baron Hermann von Eckardstein, German diplomat, 1898. Artist: Spy

A German Attache, Baron Hermann von Eckardstein, German diplomat, 1898. Artist: Spy
A German Attache, Baron Hermann von Eckardstein, German diplomat, 1898. In 1898 Eckardstein brokered a meeting between Secretary of State for the Colonies Joseph Chamberlain

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Whitehaven, Augustus Helder, British politician, 1896. Artist: Spy

Whitehaven, Augustus Helder, British politician, 1896. Artist: Spy
Whitehaven, Augustus Helder, British politician, 1896. A Conservative, Helder was elected MP for Whitehaven in 1895. A print from Vanity Fair, April 30th 1896

Background imageLeslie Matthew Ward Collection: Soldier and Correspondent, Colonel Francis William Rhodes DSO, 1899. Artist: Spy

Soldier and Correspondent, Colonel Francis William Rhodes DSO, 1899. Artist: Spy
Soldier and Correspondent, Colonel Francis William Rhodes DSO, 1899. The brother of Cecil Rhodes, Francis William Rhodes distinguishe himself on the expedition to the Sudan that failed to save



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