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Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861), Poet; wife of Robert Browning

Sitter in 7 portraits
Poet; highly regarded in her own day, her reputation now rests chiefly on Sonnets from the Portuguese, 1850, and the long narrative poem, Aurora Leigh, 1857; after eloping with the poet Robert Browning, she lived chiefly in Italy.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning

by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
bronze cast of clasped hands, 1853
NPG 3165


Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Michele Gordigiani
oil on canvas, 1858
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1899


Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Elliott & Fry, after Macaire
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s (September 1858)
NPG x136269


Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Waterlow & Sons Ltd, after Field Talfourd
albumen card photograph, 1890s (1859)
NPG x136270


Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by William Wright, after Field Talfourd
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1889 (1859)
NPG x136271