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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
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.
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
Reference
David Robinson, Harry Furniss: lantern showman in NMLJ 6.3 (January 1992)
Lucerna ID  6004057

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 June 2014

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