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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt (1778-1829), Natural philosopher

Portraits in Regency Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by Henry Howard
1803
NPG 4591

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by John Jackson
circa 1820
NPG 1794

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by Thomas Phillips
1821
NPG 2546

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
based on a work of circa 1821
NPG 1573

Men of Science Living in 1807-8

by Sir John Gilbert, and Frederick John Skill, and William Walker, and Elizabeth Walker (née Reynolds)
1858-1862
NPG 1075

Engraving after 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8'

by George Zobel, and William Walker
1862
NPG 1075a

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by Albert Bruce-Joy
1876
NPG 1273

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