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Charles George Gordon (1833-1885), General

Sitter associated with 24 portraits
After a military career in the Crimea, China and Africa, he was killed at Khartoum during the Mahdi's uprising in the Sudan.

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3576

Charles George Gordon

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3576

2575

Charles George Gordon

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 19 February 1881
NPG 2575

864

Charles George Gordon

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, circa 1885
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 864

1772

Charles George Gordon

by Lady Julia Abercromby
watercolour, after 1885
NPG 1772

Ax137927

Charles George Gordon

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax137927

x12604

Charles George Gordon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1874-1885
NPG x12604

x36106

Charles George Gordon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
woodburytype on paper mount, 1874-1885
NPG x36106

x24417

Charles George Gordon

by Adams & Scanlan
albumen cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG x24417

x12605

Charles George Gordon

by Adams & Stilliard
albumen cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG x12605

x29693

Charles George Gordon

by Adams & Scanlan
albumen cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG x29693

x36105

Charles George Gordon

after Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1885
NPG x36105

x12594

Hamo Thornycroft with his statue of Charles George Gordon

by F.W. Edwards
platinotype cabinet card, 15 October 1887
NPG x12594

D33853

Charles George Gordon ('General Gordon in Khartoum')

by Unknown artist
embossed chromolithographic 'scrap', circa 1884-1885
NPG D33853

D34610

Charles George Gordon

by London Fine Art Association
lithograph, 1884
NPG D34610

D34611

Charles George Gordon

by Maclure & Macdonald, published by Illustrated London News
coloured lithograph, published 22 March 1884
NPG D34611

D2792

Charles George Gordon

by Maclure & Macdonald, published by Illustrated London News
coloured lithograph, published 22 March 1884
NPG D2792

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