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Edward William Lane

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Edward William Lane, by Richard James Lane, 1829 - NPG 940 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward William Lane

by Richard James Lane
plaster statue, 1829
37 1/2 in. (953 mm) high
Given by the sitter's grand nephew, Stanley Lane Poole, 1893
Primary Collection
NPG 940

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  • Richard James Lane (1800-1872), Sculptor and lithographer. Artist associated with 1107 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.

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This sculpture, made after he first returned to England, shows Lane wearing the Turkish dress which was customary among wealthy Egyptians under Ottoman rule.

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