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James Anthony Froude (1818-1894), Historian and editor of 'Fraser's Magazine'

Sitter associated with 27 portraits
A fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, Froude was ordained deacon in 1845. Becoming increasingly frustrated with the views of the High Church, he published The Nemesis of Faith in 1849. The book caused a scandal and, at the college's request, he resigned his fellowship at Oxford. From then on, he mainly supported himself by writing. The first two volumes of his History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada appeared in 1856, and it was completed in 1870. He returned to Oxford in 1892 as Regius Professor of Modern History. Froude wrote a controversially frank biography of Thomas Carlyle, in which he made public his belief that the marriage was unconsummated.

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James Anthony Froude

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3448

3449

James Anthony Froude

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3449

4990

James Anthony Froude

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, 1881
NPG 4990

1439

James Anthony Froude

by John Edward Goodall
chalk, circa 1890
NPG 1439

Ax7536

James Anthony Froude

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax7536

Ax21888

James Anthony Froude

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, circa 1860
NPG Ax21888

Ax18224

James Anthony Froude

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG Ax18224

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James Anthony Froude

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x28053

x129553

James Anthony Froude

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG x129553

Ax16269

James Anthony Froude

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868 or before
NPG Ax16269

Ax17811

James Anthony Froude

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868 or before
NPG Ax17811

Ax132899

Authors and Novelists

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132899

x127655

James Anthony Froude

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate negative on half-plate collodion glass negative, mid 1880s
NPG x127655

x127656

James Anthony Froude

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate negative on half-plate collodion glass negative, mid 1880s
NPG x127656

Ax27811

James Anthony Froude

by Elliott & Fry, published by Bickers & Son
woodburytype on album page mount, published 1886
NPG Ax27811

Ax9123

James Anthony Froude

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published May 1890
NPG Ax9123

x9063

James Anthony Froude

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, circa 1890
NPG x9063

D43520

James Anthony Froude ('Men of the Day, No. 38.')

by Adriano Cecioni
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 27 January 1872
NPG D43520

Ax27735

James Anthony Froude

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax27735

x196977

James Anthony Froude

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen cabinet card, 1872
NPG x196977

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