Sydney Prior Hall

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Birthday
18, 1842
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
1922
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1842
Birthplace
England
DEATH DATE
1922

About

The foremost graphic reportage artist of the late Victorian period.

Before Fame

He was an illustrator for newspaper The Graphic and gained fame for his detailed drawings of the Franco-Prussian War front.

Trivia

He achieved prominence as a book illustrator, and his work adorned such tomes as "Tom Brown at Oxford" by Thomas Hughes.

Family Life

His father was animal portraitist Harry Hall. His son was Egyptologist Henry R.H. Hall.

Associated With

His paintings were included in the Royal Collection of Queen Elizabeth II.