Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
Henry Cavendish (1731-1810), Physicist
Drawing by William Alexander, whole length walking to left. British Museum (I.08.137), see NPG 1075. Engraved C. Rosenberg. An enlarged half-length version is in the Science Museum.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.