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Thomas Carlyle

(1795-1881), Historian and essayist

Sitter associated with 82 portraits
Historian and essayist; from 1837 a recognised literary leader; eulogized heroes and strong governments, mistrusted technological progress and analysed brilliantly the sufferings of the common people; the 'Sage of Chelsea', whose corrosive criticism and uncertain temper became legendary.

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Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax39829

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39829

Thomas Carlyle, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax11945

Thomas Carlyle

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax11945

Thomas Carlyle, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax21887

Thomas Carlyle

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax21887

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x5659

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1860s
NPG x5659

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x3695

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x3695

Thomas Carlyle, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x5648

Thomas Carlyle

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5648

Thomas Carlyle, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax5086

Thomas Carlyle

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1861
NPG Ax5086

Thomas Carlyle, by William Jeffrey - NPG x5644

Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen print, September 1862
NPG x5644

Thomas Carlyle, by William Jeffrey - NPG x5645

Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen print, September 1862
NPG x5645

Thomas Carlyle, by William Jeffrey - NPG x5646

Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen print, September 1862
NPG x5646

Thomas Carlyle, by William Jeffrey - NPG x5647

Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen print, September 1862
NPG x5647

Thomas Carlyle, by William Jeffrey - NPG x5643

Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1862
NPG x5643

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82137

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x82137

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax28576

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax28576

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x129584

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1865
NPG x129584

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x5661

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1865
NPG x5661

Thomas Carlyle, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax7506

Thomas Carlyle

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1870
NPG Ax7506

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x5660

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1865
NPG x5660

Thomas Carlyle, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x5649

Thomas Carlyle

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG x5649

Thomas Carlyle, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x5656

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG x5656

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