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George Henry Lewes (1817-1878), Writer

Sitter in 9 portraits
Lewes, a critic for many of the leading periodicals and briefly editor of the Fortnightly Review, also wrote works on philosophical problems as well as an acclaimed Life of Goethe. In 1854 Lewes formed a lifelong relationship with the novelist George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), but was unable to obtain a divorce.

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1373

George Henry Lewes

by Anne Gliddon
graphite and watercolour, 1840
NPG 1373

Ax17822

George Henry Lewes

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17822

x12438

George Henry Lewes

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG x12438

x12437

George Henry Lewes

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG x12437

Ax7530

George Henry Lewes

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax7530

x46621

George Henry Lewes

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x46621

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George Henry Lewes

by Anne Gliddon
graphite, 1840
NPG 1373a

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George Henry Lewes

by Elliott & Fry
photogravure
NPG x12436