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Harriet Martineau

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Harriet Martineau, by George Richmond, 1849 - NPG 1796 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Harriet Martineau

by George Richmond
chalk, 1849
24 5/8 in. x 18 5/8 in. (626 mm x 473 mm)
Bequeathed by the sitter's niece, Miss Emily Higginson, 1917
Primary Collection
NPG 1796


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  • Harriet Martineau (1802-1876), Social philosopher and writer; sister of James Martineau. Sitter in 8 portraits.

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  • George Richmond (1809-1896), Portrait painter and draughtsman; son of Thomas Richmond. Artist associated with 326 portraits, Sitter in 14 portraits.

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  • Kerslake, John, Early Georgian Portraits, 1977, p. 121
  • Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 303
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 415

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