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John Newman (1801-1890), Cardinal and theologian

John Henry Newman

Sitter in 35 portraits
Leading figure in the Oxford Movement with John Keble and Edward Bouverie Pusey. He converted to Catholicism, and was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1847. Newman's autobiography Apologia pro vita sua (1864) is a classic example of the spiritual autobiography, an account of personal faith and spiritual development. Written in defence of his controversial conversion to Catholicism, the Apologia appeared in seven weekly pamphlets. Newman, who became a Cardinal in 1879, hoped his autobiography would convince the protestant public that his conversion was sincere. Cardinal Newman is being beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in September 2010.

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D5348

John Newman

after Unknown artist
lithograph, (1850)
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D9874

John Newman

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Walter William Ouless
etching, (1880)
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D8098

John Newman

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, 1884 (1881)
NPG D8098

Ax9896

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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x21521

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Ax27720

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Ax38711

John Newman

probably by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen print, 1860s
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Ax9917

John Newman

by Heath & Beau
albumen carte-de-visite, December 1861
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Ax9897

John Newman

by Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau, after Heath & Beau
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1860s (December 1861)
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x21520

John Newman

by Herbert Rose Barraud
carbon print, 1887; published 1888
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D38733

John Newman

by William Humphrys, published by James Wyatt & Son, after John Bridges, after Richard Westmacott
line engraving, published 1 May 1844
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D38734

John Newman

by Richard Woodman, after Sir William Charles Ross
stipple engraving, (circa 1845)
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D38735

John Newman

by John Alfred Vinter, printed by Day & Son, published by Lander Powell & Co
lithograph, published 12 October 1850
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D38736

John Newman

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Walter William Ouless
etching, (1880)
NPG D38736

D10659

John Newman

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mixed-method engraving, published 1884
NPG D10659