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Sir Richard Owen

(1804-1892), Naturalist, comparative anatomist and palaeontologist

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 35 portraits
From the mid 1830s the leading British comparative anatomist; one of the most formidable opponents of evolutionary theories, which he disputed with Huxley; superintendent of the Natural History Department of the British Museum, and designed new natural history galleries at South Kensington.

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Sir Richard Owen, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Richard Bentley & Son - NPG x12634

Sir Richard Owen

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, published 1888
NPG x12634

Various actresses, singers and others, by and after Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax139926

Various actresses, singers and others

by and after Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1890s
NPG Ax139926

Sir Richard Owen, after Frederick Richard Pickersgill - NPG D39479

Sir Richard Owen

after Frederick Richard Pickersgill
mezzotint, (circa 1845)
NPG D39479

Sir Richard Owen, by and published by William Walker, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D1389

Sir Richard Owen

by and published by William Walker, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, 1852
NPG D1389

Sir Richard Owen, by Daniel John Pound, after  John & Charles Watkins - NPG D39400

Sir Richard Owen

by Daniel John Pound, after John & Charles Watkins
line and stipple engraving, late 1860s
NPG D39400

Sir Richard Owen ('Men of the Day, No. 57.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D43577

Sir Richard Owen ('Men of the Day, No. 57.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 1 March 1873
NPG D43577

Sir Richard Owen, by Charles Henry Jeens - NPG D36429

Sir Richard Owen

by Charles Henry Jeens
stipple engraving, published circa 1880
NPG D36429

Sir Richard Owen, printed by Maclure & Macdonald, published by  The Pictorial World, after  Herbert Rose Barraud - NPG D39480

Sir Richard Owen

printed by Maclure & Macdonald, published by The Pictorial World, after Herbert Rose Barraud
chromolithograph, published 30 December 1882
NPG D39480

Sir Richard Owen, published by Photographische Gesellschaft, after  Frederick Richard Pickersgill - NPG D39478

Sir Richard Owen

published by Photographische Gesellschaft, after Frederick Richard Pickersgill
photogravure, circa 1900
NPG D39478

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Sir Richard Owen

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x12631

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Sir Richard Owen

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x12632

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Sir Richard Owen

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, 1878 or before
NPG Ax38658

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Sir Richard Owen

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1880s
NPG x90788

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Sir Richard Owen

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1880s
NPG x99270

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Vanity Fair Panel no. 6 (William Alexander Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton, 12th Duke of Hamilton and 9th Duke of Brandon; John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Hungerford Crewe, 3rd Baron Crewe; Baron Philipp von Brunnow; William Ballantine; Sir William Wi...)

by James Jacques Tissot, and Carlo Pellegrini, and Alfred Thompson (Atn), and Sir Leslie Ward, and Théobald Chartran ('T'), and Adriano Cecioni
chromolithographs pasted onto wooden panel, assembled from prints published 1869-1886
NPG D39296

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