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George Meredith

(1828-1909), Novelist and poet

Sitter in 13 portraits
Novelist and poet; contributed poems to various periodicals; an associate of the Pre-Raphaelite group around Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Algernon Swinburne; published the poem Modern Love 1862; author of several novels including Diana of the Crossways 1885, which first brought him popular acclaim.

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George Meredith, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(84c)

George Meredith

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 1880s
NPG P1700(84c)

George Meredith, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1543

George Meredith

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1893
On display at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1543

George Meredith, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG P216

George Meredith

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
platinum print, 1904
NPG P216

George Meredith, by Sir Charles Holroyd - NPG 1981

George Meredith

by Sir Charles Holroyd
bronze medal, circa 1905
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1981

George Meredith, by William Strang - NPG 1908

George Meredith

by William Strang
oil on canvas, 1908
NPG 1908

George Meredith, by Theodore Spicer-Simson - NPG 1583

George Meredith

by Theodore Spicer-Simson
bronze medallion, 1908
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1583

George Meredith, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x1502

George Meredith

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print on card mount, 1886
NPG x1502

George Meredith, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x8505

George Meredith

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1886
NPG x8505

George Meredith, by Alvin Langdon Coburn - NPG Ax7772

George Meredith

by Alvin Langdon Coburn
photogravure, 24 October 1904
NPG Ax7772

George Meredith, by William Biscombe Gardner, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D17893

George Meredith

by William Biscombe Gardner, after George Frederic Watts
wood engraving, circa 1893-1919 (1893)
NPG D17893

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George Meredith

by Frederick Hollyer
photogravure, 1886
NPG x21331

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George Meredith

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1886
NPG x3699

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George Meredith ('Men of the Day. No. 659.')

by Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 September 1896
NPG D44822

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