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Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

(1797-1875), Geologist

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 17 portraits
Geologist; secretary of Geological Society, 1823-6, and later president; his highly influential Principles of Geology, 1830-3, was an important source for Darwin's theories and went to many editions. With Sir Joseph Hooker urged Darwin to publish Origin of Species, 1859, though adopted a cautious position in later controversies; the greatest geologist of his generation.

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Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P120(13)

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, 1855
NPG P120(13)

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, replica by Lowes Cato Dickinson - NPG 1387

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

replica by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1883, based on a work of circa 1870
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1387

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7298

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, circa 1855
NPG Ax7298

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x20171

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x20171

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x20170

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x20170

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Hills & Saunders - NPG x132256

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x132256

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by McLean & Haes - NPG x45099

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by McLean & Haes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x45099

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Mayall - NPG Ax7525

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax7525

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Ernest Edwards, published by  Lovell Reeve & Co - NPG Ax13821

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Ernest Edwards, published by Lovell Reeve & Co
albumen print, published 1863
NPG Ax13821

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax17791

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1870
NPG Ax17791

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax21889

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1865-1870
NPG Ax21889

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax18342

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, early-mid 1870s
NPG Ax18342

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x20172

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, early-mid 1870s
NPG x20172

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by George Charles Wallich, published by  John Van Voorst - NPG Ax14785

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by George Charles Wallich, published by John Van Voorst
albumen print on card mount, published 1870
NPG Ax14785

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt, by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by  M & N Hanhart - NPG D38030

Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart
lithograph, 1849
NPG D38030

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Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax38773

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