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Mary Russell Mitford

(1787-1855), Novelist and dramatist

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 4 portraits
Novelist and dramatist, best known for Our Village, her sketches of rural life, published in parts between 1824 and 1832.

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Mary Russell Mitford, by John Lucas, after  Benjamin Robert Haydon - NPG 404

Mary Russell Mitford

by John Lucas, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
oil on millboard, feigned oval, circa 1853, based on a work of 1824
NPG 404

Mary Russell Mitford, after Daniel Maclise - NPG D34532

Mary Russell Mitford

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (published 1831)
NPG D34532

Mary Russell Mitford, by Richard Woodman, after  Nathan Cooper Branwhite - NPG D38849

Mary Russell Mitford

by Richard Woodman, after Nathan Cooper Branwhite
stipple engraving, circa 1850s
NPG D38849


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