Audio Guide: Victorian and Edwardian portraits

Portraits from the Victorian and Edwardian periods currently on the Audio Guide.

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Mary Jane Seacole (née Grant), by Albert Charles Challen, 1869 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Jane Seacole (née Grant)
by Albert Charles Challen
1869
NPG 6856

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by John Linnell, 1838 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt
by John Linnell
1838
NPG 772

Charles Dickens, by Daniel Maclise, 1839 - NPG  - Tate 2013; on loan to the National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Dickens
by Daniel Maclise
1839
NPG 1172

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, by Samuel Laurence, and  Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Bt, circa 1840 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
by Samuel Laurence, and Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1st Bt
circa 1840
NPG 2460

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, by Richard Rothwell, exhibited 1840 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
by Richard Rothwell
exhibited 1840
NPG 1235

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840, by Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1841 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840
by Benjamin Robert Haydon
1841
NPG 599

Michael Faraday, by Thomas Phillips, 1841-1842 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Michael Faraday
by Thomas Phillips
1841-1842
NPG 269

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, by Sir Francis Grant, circa 1841 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan
by Sir Francis Grant
circa 1841
NPG 5369

William Wordsworth, by Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1842 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Wordsworth
by Benjamin Robert Haydon
1842
NPG 1857

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by John Partridge, 1844 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
by John Partridge
1844
NPG 941

George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans)), replica by François D

George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))
replica by François D'Albert Durade
(1849)
NPG 1405

Sir Charles Barry, by John Prescott Knight, circa 1851 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Charles Barry
by John Prescott Knight
circa 1851
NPG 1272

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay, by Edward Matthew Ward, 1853 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay
by Edward Matthew Ward
1853
NPG 4882

Robert Browning, by Michele Gordigiani, 1858 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Browning
by Michele Gordigiani
1858
NPG 1898

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, by Michele Gordigiani, 1858 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
by Michele Gordigiani
1858
NPG 1899

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857, by Thomas Jones Barker, 1859 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Relief of Lucknow, 1857
by Thomas Jones Barker
1859
NPG 5851

Jenny Lind, replica by Eduard Magnus, circa 1861 (1846) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jenny Lind
replica by Eduard Magnus
circa 1861 (1846)
NPG 3801

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, by George Frederic Watts, 1862 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence
by George Frederic Watts
1862
NPG 1005

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Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria
after a marble by William Theed the Younger
1868 (1863-1867)
NPG L179

Ellen Terry (

Ellen Terry ('Choosing')
by George Frederic Watts
1864
NPG 5048

Thomas Carlyle, by George Frederic Watts, 1868 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Carlyle
by George Frederic Watts
1868
NPG 1002

Frederick Burnaby, by James Jacques Tissot, 1870 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick Burnaby
by James Jacques Tissot
1870
NPG 2642

William Morris, by George Frederic Watts, 1870 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Morris
by George Frederic Watts
1870
NPG 1078

Sir Richard Francis Burton, by Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, 1872-1885 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Richard Francis Burton
by Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton
1872-1885
NPG 1070

Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Bt, by Sir Francis Grant, 1872 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Bt
by Sir Francis Grant
1872
NPG 5080

John Stuart Mill, replica by George Frederic Watts, 1873 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Stuart Mill
replica by George Frederic Watts
1873
NPG 1009

William Ewart Gladstone, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, 1879 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Ewart Gladstone
by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
1879
NPG 3637

Sir Henry Irving, by Jules Bastien-Lepage, 1880 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Henry Irving
by Jules Bastien-Lepage
1880
NPG 1560

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, 1881 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield
by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
1881
NPG 3241

Charles Darwin, copy by John Collier, 1883 (1881) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Darwin
copy by John Collier
1883 (1881)
NPG 1024

Henry Edward Manning, by George Frederic Watts, 1882 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Edward Manning
by George Frederic Watts
1882
NPG 1008

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, 1883 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
1883
NPG 3242

The Lobby of the House of Commons, 1886, by Liborio (

The Lobby of the House of Commons, 1886
by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
published in Vanity Fair Christmas Supplement 1886
NPG 5256

Joe Chamberlain, by Francis Montague (

Joe Chamberlain
by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
1886
NPG 1604

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, by Francis Montague (

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
1886
NPG 2911

Adelina Patti, by James Sant, exhibited 1886 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Adelina Patti
by James Sant
exhibited 1886
NPG 3625

Lord Randolph Churchill, by Edwin Longsden Long, exhibited 1888 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lord Randolph Churchill
by Edwin Longsden Long
exhibited 1888
NPG 5113

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, 1888 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan
by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
1888
NPG 1325

John Elliott Burns, by John Collier, 1889 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Elliott Burns
by John Collier
1889
NPG 3170

Thomas Hardy, by William Strang, 1893 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Hardy
by William Strang
1893
NPG 2929

Josephine Elizabeth Butler (née Grey), by George Frederic Watts, 1895 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Josephine Elizabeth Butler (née Grey)
by George Frederic Watts
1895
NPG 2194

Edward Carpenter, by Roger Fry, 1894 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Carpenter
by Roger Fry
1894
NPG 2447

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, by Jacques-Emile Blanche, 1895 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
by Jacques-Emile Blanche
1895
NPG 1991

Gertrude Elizabeth (née Blood), Lady Colin Campbell, by Giovanni Boldini, circa 1897 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Gertrude Elizabeth (née Blood), Lady Colin Campbell
by Giovanni Boldini
circa 1897
NPG 1630

Octavia Hill, by John Singer Sargent, 1898 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Octavia Hill
by John Singer Sargent
1898
NPG 1746

Rudyard Kipling, by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt, 1899 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Rudyard Kipling
by Sir Philip Burne-Jones, 2nd Bt
1899
NPG 1863

Augustus John, by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, exhibited 1900 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Augustus John
by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
exhibited 1900
NPG 4252

Gwen John, by Gwendolen Mary (

Gwen John
by Gwendolen Mary ('Gwen') John
circa 1900
NPG 4439

Sir Frank Swettenham, by John Singer Sargent, 1904 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Frank Swettenham
by John Singer Sargent
1904
NPG 4837

The Selecting Jury of the New English Art Club, 1909, by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, 1909 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Selecting Jury of the New English Art Club, 1909
by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
1909
NPG 2556

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