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Herbert Spencer

(1820-1903), Philosopher, social theorist and sociologist

Sitter in 22 portraits
Philosopher; formed system of philosophy based on doctrine of evolution; wrote First Principles, 1862, and The Principles of Biology, 1864; member of 'x' club with Huxley and Tyndall; also published on psychology, education, sociology, and ethics; argued for freedom of the individual and limitation of the state.

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Herbert Spencer, by John Bagnold Burgess - NPG 1358

Herbert Spencer

by John Bagnold Burgess
oil on canvas, 1872
On display in the Library at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1358

Herbert Spencer, by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG 2601

Herbert Spencer

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 26 April 1879
NPG 2601

Herbert Spencer, by Harry Furniss - NPG 3609

Herbert Spencer

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3609

Herbert Spencer, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 1359

Herbert Spencer

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
marble bust, circa 1884
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1359

Herbert Spencer, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P513

Herbert Spencer

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1890
NPG P513

Herbert Spencer, by John McLure Hamilton - NPG 4092

Herbert Spencer

by John McLure Hamilton
oil on canvas, circa 1895
NPG 4092

Herbert Spencer, by Unknown photographer - NPG P514

Herbert Spencer

by Unknown photographer
albumen cabinet card, circa 1898
NPG P514

Herbert Spencer, by John Watkins - NPG Ax18203

Herbert Spencer

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18203

Herbert Spencer, by John Watkins - NPG x17937

Herbert Spencer

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x17937

Herbert Spencer, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Richard Bentley & Son - NPG Ax5412

Herbert Spencer

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, published 1888
NPG Ax5412

Herbert Spencer, by Herbert Rose Barraud - NPG x17938

Herbert Spencer

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, circa 1888
NPG x17938

Herbert Spencer, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Richard Bentley & Son - NPG x17941

Herbert Spencer

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, published 1888
NPG x17941

Herbert Spencer, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127482

Herbert Spencer

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1890
NPG x127482

Herbert Spencer (Men of the Day. No. 198.'), by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D43900

Herbert Spencer (Men of the Day. No. 198.')

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 26 April 1879
NPG D43900

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Herbert Spencer

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card
NPG x17942

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Herbert Spencer

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card
NPG x17939

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Herbert Spencer

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print
NPG x9488

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Herbert Spencer

by Mayall & Co
print
NPG x17940

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Herbert Spencer

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG x9480

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