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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Historian and essayist; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Thomas Carlyle

by Edward Matthew Ward
NPG 2894

Thomas Carlyle

by Thomas Woolner
NPG 1241

Thomas Carlyle

by Charles Bell Birch
NPG 2520

Thomas Carlyle

by George Frederic Watts
NPG 1002

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir George Scharf
NPG 2794

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
circa 1875
NPG 658

Thomas Carlyle

by Domenico Brucciani, after Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
NPG 1623

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
NPG 968

Thomas Carlyle

by Harry Furniss
NPG 3558

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir Alfred Gilbert
NPG 1361

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