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William Camden (1551-1623), Antiquary and historian

Sitter associated with 25 portraits
An important antiquary and historian, Camden was employed at Westminster School, becoming its headmaster in 1593. During his vacations he made tours around England, collecting antiquarian material for his books, including Britannia, first published in 1586. Among his other publications was a history of the reign of Elizabeth I up to 1589. Camden founded a chair of history at Oxford University.

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William Camden

by or after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
oil on panel, 17th century (1609)
NPG 528

D28006

William Camden

by Nicolas de Larmessin
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D28006

D21091

William Camden

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1636
NPG D21091

D21092

William Camden

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1636
NPG D21092

D28004

William Camden

by William Marshall
line engraving, published 1648
NPG D28004

D21089

William Camden

by William Marshall, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1648
NPG D21089

D21090

William Camden

by William Marshall, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1648
NPG D21090

D19688

William Camden

by Unknown artist
engraving, published 1650
NPG D19688

D21088

William Camden

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1650
NPG D21088

D21087

William Camden

by Richard Gaywood, after Unknown artist
etching, published 1661
NPG D21087

D28005

William Camden

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, late 17th or early 18th century
NPG D28005

D21097

William Camden

by Michael Vandergucht
line engraving, late 17th or early 18th century
NPG D21097

D21093

William Camden

by Robert White, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1674
NPG D21093

D28007

William Camden

by Robert White
line engraving, published 1691
NPG D28007

D19163

William Camden

by Robert White, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
line engraving, published 1691
NPG D19163

D21096

William Camden

by Robert White, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
line engraving, published 1691
NPG D21096

D21094

William Camden

by Robert White, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
line engraving, published 1691
NPG D21094

D18702

William Camden

by James Basire, after W.P.J. Lodder (Loder), after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
line engraving, 1789
NPG D18702

D21095

William Camden

by James Basire, after W.P.J. Lodder (Loder), after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
line engraving, 1789
NPG D21095

D32557

William Camden

by John Thomas Smith, after Unknown artist
aquatint, published 1791
NPG D32557

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