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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 ('Men of the Day no. 12.'), by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG D43454

Thomas Carlyle ('Men of the Day no. 12.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 22 October 1870
NPG D43454

Thomas Carlyle, after Helen Mabel Trevor - NPG D2021

Thomas Carlyle

after Helen Mabel Trevor
aquatint, 1875
NPG D2021

Thomas Carlyle, published by The Graphic, after  Helen Allingham - NPG D32680

Thomas Carlyle

published by The Graphic, after Helen Allingham
wood engraving, published 15 July 1876
NPG D32680

Thomas Carlyle, by Sir Hubert von Herkomer - NPG D32682

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer
mezzotint, 1881
NPG D32682

Umbrae Quaedam, by William Brassey Hole - NPG D40232

Umbrae Quaedam

by William Brassey Hole
etching, published 1884
NPG D40232

Thomas Carlyle, published by The Medici Society Ltd, after  James Abbott McNeill Whistler - NPG D32683

Thomas Carlyle

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after James Abbott McNeill Whistler
chromolithograph, published 1911
NPG D32683

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Thomas Carlyle

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen print
NPG Ax27876

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Thomas Carlyle

by Robert Scott Tait
albumen print, 29 July 1857
NPG x5662

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Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x3694

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Thomas Carlyle

by Byrne & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x4955

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Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5654

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Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5655

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Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5657

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Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen print, September 1862
NPG Ax7336

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Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
woodburytype
NPG x5642

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Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print
NPG x9047

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Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
NPG x3696

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Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
NPG x5650

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Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
NPG x5651

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Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
NPG x5653

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