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Archibald Campbell Tait (1811-1882), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter in 34 portraits
Archbishop of Canterbury; made a Fellow of Balliol College, 1834, and ordained, 1836; held a firm, but tolerant, line on the Oxford Movement; became successively Bishop of London, 1856, and of Canterbury, 1869. A keen evangelist and promoter of charitable works, Tait's statesmanlike and moderate handling of the religious controversies of the period made him one of its most influential and respected churchmen.

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4580

Archibald Campbell Tait

by James Sant
oil on canvas, circa 1865
NPG 4580

1431

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
chalk, 1867
NPG 1431

2352

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Unknown artist
plaster cast of death-mask, after 1882
NPG 2352

859

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, 1883
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 859

Ax30382

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax30382

Ax38612

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax38612

x12973

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x12973

Ax30380

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG Ax30380

Ax30381

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Robert Jefferson Bingham
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG Ax30381

Ax7466

Archibald Campbell Tait

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG Ax7466

x12971

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Robert Jefferson Bingham
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x12971

x12974

Archibald Campbell Tait

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x12974

Ax139190

'Pan-Anglican Synod, 1867'

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen print, September 1867
NPG Ax139190

Ax139188

'Pan-Anglican Synod, 1867'

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen print, September 1867
NPG Ax139188

Ax47063

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax47063

Ax28581

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Fradelle & Marshall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873-1877
NPG Ax28581

Ax46210

Archibald Campbell Tait

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG Ax46210

x12976

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Fradelle & Marshall, published by Figaro Office
woodburytype, 1873-1877
NPG x12976

x96162

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, late 1870s
NPG x96162

x96163

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, late 1870s
NPG x96163

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