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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Robert Brown (1773-1858), Botanist

A painting by H. W. Pickersgill is in the Linnean Society, London, exhibited SKM, 1868 (516), and VE, 1892 (247), engraved by and published C. Fox, 1837 (example in NPG); a replica is in the Scottish NPG; a painting by S. Pearce of 1854 is at Kew Gardens, London, exhibited RA, 1855 (405); a bust by P. Slater is in the Linnean Society, London, exhibited RA, 1860 (984); a lithograph by T. H. Maguire of 1850 was published G. Ransome, 1852 (example in NPG), for 'Portraits of Honorary Members of the Ipswich Museum'; a woodcut, after a photograph by Maull and Polyblank, was published ILN, XXXIII (1858), 29.

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.