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Charles Dickens

(1812-1870), Novelist

Sitter in 95 portraits
The greatest novelist of the age; established his name with Pickwick Papers, 1836.

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Charles Dickens, by Samuel Laurence - NPG 5207

Charles Dickens

by Samuel Laurence
chalk, 1838
NPG 5207

Charles Dickens, by Daniel Maclise - NPG 1172

Charles Dickens

by Daniel Maclise
oil on canvas, 1839
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1172

Charles Dickens, by Ary Scheffer - NPG 315

Charles Dickens

by Ary Scheffer
oil on canvas, 1855
NPG 315

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(102b)

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG P301(102b)

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(184d)

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, arched top, late 1850s
NPG P301(184d)

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(19)

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, arched top, 1858
NPG P301(19)

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(20)

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, arched top, 29 April 1858
NPG P301(20)

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3446

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3446

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3563

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3563

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3565

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3565

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3566

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, circa 1880-1910
NPG 3566

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3445

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, circa 1924
NPG 3445

Charles Dickens, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3564

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, circa 1924
NPG 3564

Charles Dickens, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x36208

Charles Dickens

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s (late 1850s)
NPG x36208

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax18262

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1858
NPG Ax18262

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG x5585

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen stereoscopic card, 29 April 1858
NPG x5585

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG x14342

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 29 April 1858
NPG x14342

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG x14341

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1858
NPG x14341

Charles Dickens, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax28569

Charles Dickens

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, (29 April 1858)
NPG Ax28569

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