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Sketchbook attributed to William Egley, 1839-43

Album containing 42 loose leaves on which are drawn approximately 350 pencil and watercolour heads on both recto and verso. These portraits are presumably preliminary sketches for potential miniature paintings, probably by the Victorian miniaturist William Egley, and are often annotated with the subject’s name and address or possibly the location of the sitting. They were made between 1839 and 1843, with the recto and verso of each page often dating from different years.

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Mr Goskar-Lynn; Miss Carlow; Mr Dickenson and two unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(6)

Mr Goskar-Lynn; Miss Carlow; Mr Dickenson and two unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil and watercolour, 1839
NPG D23313(6)

Miss Anderson; G. Mole; Miss Cook; Mr Reid; probably Mrs Cook and an unknown man, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(8)

Miss Anderson; G. Mole; Miss Cook; Mr Reid; probably Mrs Cook and an unknown man

attributed to William Egley
pencil and watercolour, before 24 June 1839
NPG D23313(8)

G.S. Layton and five unknown men, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(10)

G.S. Layton and five unknown men

attributed to William Egley
pencil, 24 June 1839
NPG D23313(10)

Mr Bolton and four unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(12)

Mr Bolton and four unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, June 1839
NPG D23313(12)

G.S. Archer and five unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(14)

G.S. Archer and five unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, 3-12 July 1839
NPG D23313(14)

Five unknown men, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(16)

Five unknown men

attributed to William Egley
pencil, August 1839
NPG D23313(16)

Leopold Redpath and five unknown men, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(18)

Leopold Redpath and five unknown men

attributed to William Egley
pencil, August 1839
NPG D23313(18)

Sketch of an unknown man with notes on other sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(20)

Sketch of an unknown man with notes on other sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, pen and ink, 20-30 August 1839
NPG D23313(20)

Sketchbook notes with three unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(22)

Sketchbook notes with three unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, pen and ink, 3 September 1839
NPG D23313(22)

Mr Peyton; Dr Patch; Mr Piper; Mr Carr with sketchbook notes, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(24)

Mr Peyton; Dr Patch; Mr Piper; Mr Carr with sketchbook notes

attributed to William Egley
pencil, pen and ink, 27 September 1839
NPG D23313(24)

Two unknown women and a third face study (Miss Roberts?), attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(26)

Two unknown women and a third face study (Miss Roberts?)

attributed to William Egley
pencil and watercolour, 1839
NPG D23313(26)

Five unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(28)

Five unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, 1839
NPG D23313(28)

Five unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(30)

Five unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, 1839
NPG D23313(30)

Eight unknown sitters, attributed to William Egley - NPG D23313(34)

Eight unknown sitters

attributed to William Egley
pencil, 1839
NPG D23313(34)