10 of 81 portraits of Thomas Carlyle
by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
terracotta cast of bust, circa 1875
22 in. (559 mm) high
Given by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt, 1882
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Sitterback to top
- Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist. Sitter associated with 81 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt (1834-1890), Sculptor. Artist associated with 33 portraits, Sitter in 15 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 90
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 104
Exhibitions and displays
- Simon Schama’s Face of Britain
Until 4 January 2016