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'Two sketches for 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8'

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'Two sketches for 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8', by Sir John Gilbert, circa 1856 - NPG 1383a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'Two sketches for 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8'

by Sir John Gilbert
pencil and wash, circa 1856
9 5/8 in. x 14 1/8 in. (245 mm x 358 mm); 10 7/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (277 mm x 367 mm)
Purchased, 1904
Primary Collection
NPG 1383a


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  • Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897), Painter and illustrator. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

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  • NPG 1075: Men of Science Living in 1807-8 (finished work)

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