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Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Robert Brudenell Carter (1828-1918), Ophthalmic surgeon

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints
Photographs

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and printsback to top


publ. 1892
Watercolour caricature by Harold Wright (‘Stuff’); see NPG 3298.


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exh. early 1890s
Photograph by Arthur James Melhuish for ‘The British Museum of Portraits’, exhibited at studio, 58 Pall Mall, London, early 1890s; V&A, London, PH.454-1892.

early to mid-1870s
Carbon cabinet card, 108 x 156mm, ‘Leaders in Medicine & Surgery’, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, whole-length almost profile to left, standing on right-hand balcony, in composite group with 182 other men, no.172 in key; NPG x197426. Repr. as photogravure, 505 x 722mm, Wellcome L., London, no.45929i.
See also Burdon-Sanderson, Gull, Paget, Payne, Sharpey, Rolleston, Southey.

Undated photograph
Photograph by unidentified photographer, bust three-quarters to left, head turned to front, wearing spectacles, short grey hair, moustache and beard; repr. with facsimile signature ‘Faithfully yours / R Brudenell Carter’, unidentified publication (cutting, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London).

Carol Blackett-Ord