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Michael Faraday

(1791-1867), Scientist

Sitter in 28 portraits
Physicist and chemist; assistant to Humphry Davy; liquefied chlorine and other gases, and discovered benzene, 1825; discovered electro-magnetic induction, 1831, his work on electricity providing the foundation of modern electrical applications; a brilliant lecturer and one of the greatest of all experimental scientists.

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Michael Faraday, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(24)

Michael Faraday

by William Brockedon
black chalk, 1831
NPG 2515(24)

Michael Faraday, by Thomas Phillips - NPG 269

Michael Faraday

by Thomas Phillips
oil on canvas, 1841-1842
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 269

Michael Faraday; William Thomas Brande, by Antoine Claudet - NPG P740

Michael Faraday; William Thomas Brande

by Antoine Claudet
half-plate daguerreotype, circa 1846
NPG P740

Michael Faraday, by Sir Thomas Brock, after  John Henry Foley - NPG 748

Michael Faraday

by Sir Thomas Brock, after John Henry Foley
marble bust, 1886 (1877)
On display in the Library at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 748

Michael Faraday, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG x13927

Michael Faraday

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1850s
NPG x13927

Michael Faraday, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG x13932

Michael Faraday

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1857
NPG x13932

Michael Faraday, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7281

Michael Faraday

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published October 1857
NPG Ax7281

Michael Faraday, by John Watkins - NPG Ax17794

Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17794

Michael Faraday, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x13931

Michael Faraday

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x13931

Michael Faraday, by John Watkins - NPG Ax18201

Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18201

Michael Faraday, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x13928

Michael Faraday

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x13928

Michael Faraday, by John Watkins - NPG Ax16267

Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax16267

Michael Faraday, by McLean & Haes - NPG Ax11937

Michael Faraday

by McLean & Haes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax11937

Michael Faraday, by William Walker & Sons - NPG Ax11953

Michael Faraday

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax11953

Michael Faraday, by James Valentine - NPG x45093

Michael Faraday

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x45093

'Scientists', published by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG Ax132901

'Scientists'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132901

Michael Faraday, after Daniel Maclise - NPG D34567

Michael Faraday

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (early 1830s)
NPG D34567

Michael Faraday, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D36649

Michael Faraday

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
NPG D36649

Michael Faraday, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D36650

Michael Faraday

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
NPG D36650

Michael Faraday, by J. Cook, after  Henry Anelay - NPG D13783

Michael Faraday

by J. Cook, after Henry Anelay
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D13783

Michael Faraday, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D18780

Michael Faraday

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
NPG D18780

Michael Faraday, by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by  M & N Hanhart - NPG D36647

Michael Faraday

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart
lithograph, 1851
NPG D36647

Michael Faraday, by Henry Adlard, after a photograph by  Maull & Polyblank - NPG D7614

Michael Faraday

by Henry Adlard, after a photograph by Maull & Polyblank
line engraving, 1856-1869
NPG D7614

Michael Faraday, by D.J. Pound, published by  The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D36648

Michael Faraday

by D.J. Pound, published by The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, circa 1858
NPG D36648

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Michael Faraday

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x13933

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Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x13930

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Michael Faraday

by Ernest Edwards, published by Lovell Reeve & Co
albumen print, published 1863
NPG Ax13842

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Michael Faraday

by Ernest Edwards, published by Lovell Reeve & Co
albumen print, published 1863
NPG x13926

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