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Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist

Sitter associated with 80 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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D32680

Thomas Carlyle

published by The Graphic, after Helen Allingham
wood engraving, published 15 July 1876
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D32682

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer
mezzotint, 1881
NPG D32682

D40232

Umbrae Quaedam

by William Brassey Hole
etching, published 1884
NPG D40232

D32683

Thomas Carlyle

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after James Abbott McNeill Whistler
chromolithograph, published 1911
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Ax27876

Thomas Carlyle

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen print
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x5662

Thomas Carlyle

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

x3694

Thomas Carlyle

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

x4955

Thomas Carlyle

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

x5654

Thomas Carlyle

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

x5655

Thomas Carlyle

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

x5657

Thomas Carlyle

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

Ax7336

Thomas Carlyle

by William Jeffrey
albumen print, September 1862
NPG Ax7336

x5642

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
woodburytype
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x9047

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print
NPG x9047

x3696

Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
NPG x3696

x5650

Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
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x5651

Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
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x5653

Thomas Carlyle

by (Octavius) Charles Watkins
woodburytype
NPG x5653

x5658

Thomas Carlyle

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x5658

D45950

Thomas Carlyle

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (May 1839)
NPG D45950