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Sitter associated with 24 portraits
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Sir George Biddell Airy
by Maull & Polyblankalbumen print, arched top, mid-late 1850sNPG x1215
probably by Maull & Polyblankalbumen print, arched top, mid-late 1850sNPG Ax7296
by Maull & Polyblankalbumen print, mid-late 1850sNPG x5583
by John Watkinsalbumen carte-de-visite, 1860sNPG Ax18332
by Maull & Polyblankalbumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1865NPG x22
by John Watkinsalbumen print, 1860sNPG Ax21890
by Ernest Edwardsalbumen print, 1863-1867NPG x1213
by Ernest Edwardsalbumen print, 1863-1867NPG x1214
by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivingtonwoodburytype, published 1877NPG Ax17526
by Lock & Whitfieldwoodburytype on paper mount, circa 1877NPG x24
Airy family group
by William Thomas Morgan & Coalbumen print, 1891NPG x1222
by William Thomas Morgan & Coalbumen print, 1891NPG x1223
by Morgan & Kiddalbumen print, circa 1891NPG x1224
by Isaac Ware Slater, published by W. Mason, published by William Henry Mason, printed by Graf & Soret, after Thomas Charles Wagemanlithograph, circa 1828-1836NPG D42551
by Isaac Ware Slater, after Thomas Charles Wagemanlithograph, 1830sNPG D7186
by Thomas Herbert Maguirelithograph, 1852NPG D7188
by Thomas Herbert Maguirelithograph, 1852NPG D7189
by George B. Blacklithograph, 1864NPG D7192
by Jean-François Artuslithograph, 1872 or afterNPG D7190
by James Henry Lynchlithograph, before 1872NPG D7191
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