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Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

(1810-1895), Soldier, diplomat and Assyriologist

Sitter in 11 portraits
Assyriologist; entered the East India Company's military service, where he acquired a knowledge of oriental languages and later of the ancient system of writing, cuneiform, enabling him to decipher important inscriptions; M.P. 1858-9, 1865-8; president of the Royal Asiatic Society 1878-81.

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Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4737

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 12 July 1873
NPG 4737

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt, by Ernest Edwards - NPG x12791

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Ernest Edwards
albumen print, published 1864
NPG x12791

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x46486

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x46486

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17660

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG Ax17660

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Henry Wyndham Phillips - NPG D39216

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry Wyndham Phillips
mezzotint, published 9 May 1860 (1850)
NPG D39216

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Henry Wyndham Phillips - NPG D39217

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Samuel Cousins, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Henry Wyndham Phillips
mezzotint, published 9 May 1860 (1850)
NPG D39217

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt ('Statesmen, No. 147.

Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt ('Statesmen, No. 147. "Our Eastern Policy."')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 12 July 1873
NPG D43596

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Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax38689

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Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, 1st Bt

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG x12792

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