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Matthew Arnold

(1822-1888), Poet, writer and inspector of schools

Sitter in 18 portraits
Poet and critic; son of Dr Thomas Arnold; first book of poems published 1849; inspector of schools from 1851; his Essays on Criticism, 1865, and Culture and Anarchy, 1869, in which he expounded his literary and social creed, were enormously influential.

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Matthew Arnold, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1000

Matthew Arnold

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1880
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1000

Matthew Arnold, by Hills & Saunders - NPG x197061

Matthew Arnold

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1868-1873
NPG x197061

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax17801

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax17801

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax18222

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax18222

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x110

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x110

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82001

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1870s
NPG x82001

Matthew Arnold, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x126744

Matthew Arnold

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x126744

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry, published by  Bickers & Son - NPG Ax27807

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry, published by Bickers & Son
woodburytype, published 1886 (circa 1883)
NPG Ax27807

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x109

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1883
NPG x109

Matthew Arnold, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96458

Matthew Arnold

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96458

Matthew Arnold, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96459

Matthew Arnold

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96459

Matthew Arnold, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG x126743

Matthew Arnold

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen cabinet card, 1883
NPG x126743

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127404

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, circa 1883
NPG x127404

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82000

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, circa 1883
NPG x82000

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82002

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, circa 1883
NPG x82002

Matthew Arnold ('Men of the Day, No. 36.'), by James Jacques Tissot - NPG D43509

Matthew Arnold ('Men of the Day, No. 36.')

by James Jacques Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 11 November 1871
NPG D43509

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Matthew Arnold

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 9 November 1861
NPG Ax56335

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Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x329

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