5 of 79 portraits of Thomas Carlyle
by Charles Bell Birch
pen and ink, 1859
6 5/8 in. x 4 3/8 in. (168 mm x 111 mm)
Given by George von Pirch, 1931
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Sitterback to top
- Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist. Sitter associated with 79 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Charles Bell Birch (1832-1893), Sculptor. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 90
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 103
Exhibitions and displays
- Thomas Carlyle: Historian of Heroes
Until 30 March 2015