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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Binney (Benny) (1798-1874), Nonconformist divine

A half-length painting by an unknown artist is at New College, London, and another three-quarter length version of the same type is owned by the Memorial Hall Trust, London; a painting by L. Dickinson also belongs to the Memorial Hall Trust, exhibited RA, 1871 (443); busts by C. Summers and P. Slater were exhibited RA, 1864 (932), and 1869 (1176); an engraving by W. Holl, after J. R. Wildman, was published Westley and Davis, 1830 (example in NPG); there is a lithograph by C. Baugniet of 1846 (example in NPG); a lithograph by Bell Smith was published J. Palmer, 1846 (example in Memorial Hall Trust collection); there is an engraving by F. Croll (example in NPG), for Hogg's Instructor; there is an engraving by J. Cochran, after W. Gush (example in NPG); an engraving by C. H. Jeens was published 1875 (example in British Museum), for Binney's Weighhouse Chapel Sermons; there is an engraving by W. H. Egleton, after H. Anelay (example in NPG); a woodcut, after a photograph, was published ILN, LXIV (1874), 209; there are various photographs and engravings after photographs in the NPG.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.