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John Newman (1801-1890), Cardinal and theologian

John Henry Newman

Sitter in 37 portraits
Leading figure in the Oxford Movement with John Keble and Edward Bouverie Pusey. He converted to Catholicism, and was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1847. Newman's autobiography Apologia pro vita sua (1864) is a classic example of the spiritual autobiography, an account of personal faith and spiritual development. Written in defence of his controversial conversion to Catholicism, the Apologia appeared in seven weekly pamphlets. Newman, who became a Cardinal in 1879, hoped his autobiography would convince the protestant public that his conversion was sincere. Cardinal Newman was beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in September 2010.

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1065

John Newman

by George Richmond
chalk, 1844
NPG 1065

1668

John Newman

by Thomas Woolner
plaster cast of bust, 1866
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1668

5295

John Newman

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1881
On display at Arundel Castle, West Sussex
NPG 5295

1022

John Newman

by Emmeline Deane
oil on canvas, 1889
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1022

Ax17846

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17846

Ax18351

John Newman

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax18351

Ax28412

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28412

Ax7503

John Newman

by McLean & Haes
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG Ax7503

x32955

John Newman

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG x32955

x32956

John Newman

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG x32956

x21523

John Newman

by Robert White Thrupp
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866
NPG x21523

x21518

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen cabinet card, 1879
NPG x21518

x21522

John Newman

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1879
NPG x21522

x21516

John Newman

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, 1887
NPG x21516

x21519

John Newman

by Herbert Rose Barraud
carbon print, 1887, published 1888
NPG x21519

Ax5406

John Newman

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
sepia carbon print on blue card mount, 1887, published 1888
NPG Ax5406

x21517

John Newman

by Herbert Rose Barraud
carbon cabinet card, circa 1888
NPG x21517

D5347

John Newman

after Unknown artist
etching, published 1841
NPG D5347

D5349

John Newman

probably after Thomas Robinson Green
collotype, (1841)
NPG D5349

D5747

John Newman

after Unknown artist
etching, published 1841
NPG D5747

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