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Sir George Scharf

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Sir George Scharf, by William Edward Kilburn, circa 1847 - NPG P859 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir George Scharf

by William Edward Kilburn
daguerreotype, circa 1847
3 1/8 in. x 2 3/8 in. (78 mm x 59 mm)
acquired the Estate of Sir George Scharf via Algernon Graves
Primary Collection
NPG P859


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  • Sir George Scharf (1820-1895), Artist and art historian; first Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 79 portraits, Artist associated with 80 portraits.

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  • Rogers, Malcolm, Camera Portraits, 1989 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 October 1989 - 21 January 1990), p. 2
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 550