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Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1815-1881), Dean of Westminster; son of Edward Stanley

Sitter in 28 portraits
Stanley was the leading liberal theologian of his time in England. A pupil at Rugby School, he was tutored and profoundly influenced by the headmaster, Thomas Arnold. When Arnold died in 1842, his widow asked Stanley to act as biographer. The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold, published in 1844, is considered Stanley's greatest work. From 1843 until 1851 he was a fellow and tutor at University College, Oxford. He left to become Canon of Canterbury Cathedral. He was appointed Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Oxford, the chair being attached to a canonry at Christ Church. In 1864 he was installed as Dean of Westminster, a position he held until his death.

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1536

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, circa 1840s-1850s
NPG 1536

P35

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson)
albumen print, circa 1852-1860
NPG P35

4701

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Emily J. Harding (Mrs E.W. Andrews)
chalk, exhibited 1877
NPG 4701

1072

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

after Horatio Nelson King
watercolour on ivory, circa late 1870s-1881
NPG 1072

867

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of monument in Westminster Abbey, 1882
NPG 867

Ax17840

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG Ax17840

Ax11949

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG Ax11949

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Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG x45100

x12931

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG x12931

x12930

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1864
NPG x12930

Ax21881

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, circa 1864
NPG Ax21881

Ax30405

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by McGlashon & Walker
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865 or before
NPG Ax30405

x12927

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG x12927

x132403

'The Revisers of the New Testament 1881'

by and after Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen cabinet card, 1881 (early-mid 1870s)
NPG x132403

x12928

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1874
NPG x12928

x12926

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen cabinet card, circa 1874
NPG x12926

Ax18232

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1870s-1881
NPG Ax18232

x12933

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Horatio Nelson King
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1870s-1881
NPG x12933

x29692

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Horatio Nelson King
albumen cabinet card, circa late 1870s-1881
NPG x29692

x12925

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1870s-1881
NPG x12925