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James Holman

1 of 5 portraits on display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery

James Holman, by William Brockedon, 1834 - NPG 2515(69) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Holman

by William Brockedon
chalk, 1834
14 1/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (359 mm x 263 mm)
Transferred from National Gallery, 1994
Primary Collection
NPG 2515(69)


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  • James Holman (1786-1857), Blind traveller. Sitter in 5 portraits.

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  • William Brockedon (1787-1854), Painter, writer and inventor. Artist associated with 112 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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Published in 1870, Rossetti's volume Poems included several sonnets inspired by his muse Jane Morris. This image was perhaps designed as a frontispiece, hence its size and resemblance to a wood-engraving

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