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Edward Fitzgerald

(1809-1883), Poet and translator of 'Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám'

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 4 portraits
Poet and translator; a friend of literary figures including George Crabbe, Carlyle and the Tennyson brothers, but lived a reclusive life in Suffolk; famous for his rendering of the verses of the Persian poet Omar Khayyam, 1859.

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Edward Fitzgerald, by Eva Mary Bernard (née Orr), Lady Rivett-Carnac, after a photograph by  Unknown photographer - NPG 1342

Edward Fitzgerald

by Eva Mary Bernard (née Orr), Lady Rivett-Carnac, after a photograph by Unknown photographer
watercolour on ivory, late 19th century, based on a work of 1873
NPG 1342

Edward Fitzgerald, by or after Cade & White of Ipswich - NPG P757

Edward Fitzgerald

by or after Cade & White of Ipswich
carbon print, 1873
NPG P757

Edward Fitzgerald, by Unknown artist - NPG D2155

Edward Fitzgerald

by Unknown artist
watercolour, circa 1870-1883
NPG D2155

Edward Fitzgerald, published by Macmillan & Co - NPG D9739

Edward Fitzgerald

published by Macmillan & Co
engraving after photograph, (1873)
NPG D9739


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