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from Harriet Mill to Sir George Scharf, the director of the National
Portrait Gallery, dated
22 September 1886, discussing the portrait of her brother at length.
|from it: so that until his death, this was the only specimen of the only likeness that I ever approved of. This represents exactly what he was up to at the time of his marriage, when he ceased to live in his own family. After my brother's death, I had two copies taken, one for Mr Carlyle, the other for an old family friend who, at his death, consigned it to some Provincial Gallery (probably Norwich). As far as I know, there would be no other copies; and if|