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Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), Poet, essayist and civil servant

Sitter in 9 portraits
Poet, essayist and civil servant; given an appointment in the Colonial Office, 1824, and advocated the melioration, as opposed to the abolition, of the slave trade. An acquaintance of Southey and Wordsworth, Taylor also pursued an active career as a poet.

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Lawrence Macdonald
marble bust, 1843
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2619

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen print, 1 June 1865
NPG P990

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Sir Henry Taylor

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, circa 1868-1870
On display in the Watts Hall of Fame at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1014

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Oscar Gustave Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x12982

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen carte-de-visite on gold-edged mount, 1864
NPG x18078

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen carte-de-visite on gold-edged mount, 1865
NPG x18077

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen carte-de-visite on gold-edged mount, 1 June 1865
NPG x18020

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen carte-de-visite on gold-edged mount, 1865
NPG x18022

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Sir Henry Taylor

by Julia Margaret Cameron
albumen print on card, 1865
NPG Ax68768