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Samuel Carter Hall

(1800-1889), Journal editor and writer

Sitter in 6 portraits
Samuel Carter Hall rose to prominence as the editor of the Art Journal and his wife Anna Maria was a popular novelist. Together they compiled A book of Memories of Great Men and Women of the Age from Personal Acquaintance (1871), described as a 'series of written portraits'. The couple's other project, putting up commemorative plaques on houses (before the official blue plaque scheme was initiated in 1867), reflects a more general growth in interest in personal history during the period.

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Anna Maria Hall (née Fielding); Samuel Carter Hall, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x17234

Anna Maria Hall (née Fielding); Samuel Carter Hall

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s
NPG x17234

Samuel Carter Hall, by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert - NPG Ax7516

Samuel Carter Hall

by Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1868
NPG Ax7516

Samuel Carter Hall, by Henri Claudet - NPG Ax125089

Samuel Carter Hall

by Henri Claudet
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1869
NPG Ax125089

Samuel Carter Hall; Anna Maria Hall (née Fielding), by Unknown photographer - NPG x47396

Samuel Carter Hall; Anna Maria Hall (née Fielding)

by Unknown photographer
albumen print mounted on Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary card, oval, 1874
NPG x47396

Samuel Carter Hall, by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D3198

Samuel Carter Hall

by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1861
NPG D3198

Samuel Carter Hall, by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D3199

Samuel Carter Hall

by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1861
NPG D3199

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