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James Anthony Froude

(1818-1894), Historian and editor of 'Fraser's Magazine'

Sitter associated with 29 portraits
A fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, Froude was ordained deacon in 1845. Becoming increasingly frustrated with the views of the High Church, he published The Nemesis of Faith in 1849. The book caused a scandal and, at the college's request, he resigned his fellowship at Oxford. From then on, he mainly supported himself by writing. The first two volumes of his History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada appeared in 1856, and it was completed in 1870. He returned to Oxford in 1892 as Regius Professor of Modern History. Froude wrote a controversially frank biography of Thomas Carlyle, in which he made public his belief that the marriage was unconsummated.

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James Anthony Froude, by Unknown photographer - NPG x9063

James Anthony Froude

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, circa 1890
NPG x9063

James Anthony Froude, by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG x9124

James Anthony Froude

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published May 1890
NPG x9124

Various writers, historians and philanthropists, by and after Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax139908

Various writers, historians and philanthropists

by and after Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1890s
NPG Ax139908

Various Bishops and others, by and after Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax139925

Various Bishops and others

by and after Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1890s
NPG Ax139925

James Anthony Froude ('Men of the Day, No. 38.'), by Adriano Cecioni - NPG D43520

James Anthony Froude ('Men of the Day, No. 38.')

by Adriano Cecioni
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 27 January 1872
NPG D43520

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James Anthony Froude

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1876
NPG x134544

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James Anthony Froude

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1880
NPG x100094

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James Anthony Froude

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1880
NPG x100095

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Vanity Fair Panel no. 10 (includes at far right J.A. Froude)

by Unknown artists
chromolithographs pasted onto wooden panel, late 19th century
NPG D39300

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