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Room 24
Early Victorian Arts
Room 24One of the innovative display techniques employed for the Victorian and 20th Century Galleries remodelled by Piers Gough in 1996, was the hanging of portraits at projected angles from the wall, creating a zig-zag pattern, allowing pairs of portraits to be seen together. In this room the companion portraits of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning are brought together in this way. The room also includes the triple portrait of the Brontë sisters. The wallcase running the length of the room is devoted to smaller portraits and special displays, currently on Alfred Chalon at the Opera.

See also: Room 24: wallcase

20 portraits on display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery

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1724

Emily Brontë

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, arched top, circa 1833
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1724

3336

Sir Augustus Wall Callcott

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
oil on millboard, 1833
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3336

1725

The Brontë Sisters (Anne Brontë; Emily Brontë; Charlotte Brontë)

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, circa 1834
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1725

2087

John Baldwin Buckstone

by Daniel Maclise
oil on canvas, circa 1836
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2087

1172

Charles Dickens

by Daniel Maclise
oil on canvas, 1839
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1172

4210

William Makepeace Thackeray

by Frank Stone
oil on canvas, circa 1839
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4210

1404

Augustus Pugin

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1840
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1404

2460

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

by Samuel Laurence, and Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1840
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2460

1504

William Charles Macready

by William Behnes
marble bust, exhibited 1844
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1504

3801

Jenny Lind

replica by Eduard Magnus
oil on canvas, circa 1861 (1846)
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3801

616

Daniel Maclise

by Edward Matthew Ward
oil on panel, 1846
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 616

1843

John George Landseer

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
oil on canvas, circa 1848
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1843

5584

Lucie, Lady Duff Gordon

by Henry Wyndham Phillips
oil on canvas, 1851
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5584

4882

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Edward Matthew Ward
oil on canvas, 1853
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4882

1899

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Michele Gordigiani
oil on canvas, 1858
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1899

1898

Robert Browning

by Michele Gordigiani
oil on canvas, 1858
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1898

2525

Charles Kingsley

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1862
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2525

835

Edwin Landseer

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, circa 1865
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 835

5321

Charles West Cope

by Charles West Cope
oil on canvas, 1879
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5321

1038

(Pietro) Carlo Giovanni Battista Marochetti, Baron Marochetti

by Gabriele Ambrosio
bronze statuette, 1888
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1038