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Michael Faraday (1791-1867), Scientist

Sitter in 28 portraits
Physicist and chemist; assistant to Humphry Davy; liquefied chlorine and other gases, and discovered benzene, 1825; discovered electro-magnetic induction, 1831, his work on electricity providing the foundation of modern electrical applications; a brilliant lecturer and one of the greatest of all experimental scientists.

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Michael Faraday

by William Brockedon
black chalk, 1831
NPG 2515(24)


Michael Faraday

by Thomas Phillips
oil on canvas, 1841-1842
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 269


Michael Faraday; William Thomas Brande

by Antoine Claudet
half-plate daguerreotype, circa 1846
NPG P740


Michael Faraday

by Sir Thomas Brock, after John Henry Foley
marble bust, 1886 (1877)
On display in the Library at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 748


Michael Faraday

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1850s
NPG x13927


Michael Faraday

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1857
NPG x13932


Michael Faraday

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published October 1857
NPG Ax7281


Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17794


Michael Faraday

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x13931


Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18201


Michael Faraday

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x13928


Michael Faraday

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax16267


Michael Faraday

by McLean & Haes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax11937


Michael Faraday

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax11953


Michael Faraday

by James Valentine
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x45093



published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132901


Michael Faraday

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (early 1830s)
NPG D34567


Michael Faraday

by J. Cook, after Henry Anelay
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D13783


Michael Faraday

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
NPG D18780


Michael Faraday

by Henry Adlard, after a photograph by Maull & Polyblank
line engraving, 1856-1869
NPG D7614


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