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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
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269

Michael Faraday

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

P740

Michael Faraday; William Thomas Brande

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

748

Michael Faraday

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

x13927

Michael Faraday

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

x13932

Michael Faraday

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

Ax7281

Michael Faraday

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

Ax17794

Michael Faraday

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

x13931

Michael Faraday

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

Ax18201

Michael Faraday

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

x13928

Michael Faraday

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

Ax16267

Michael Faraday

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

Ax11937

Michael Faraday

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

Ax11953

Michael Faraday

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

x45093

Michael Faraday

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

Ax132901

'Scientists'

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

D34567

Michael Faraday

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

D13783

Michael Faraday

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

D18780

Michael Faraday

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

D7614

Michael Faraday

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