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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Dickens (1812-1870), Novelist

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Charles Dickens

by Daniel Maclise
1839
NPG 1172

Charles Dickens

by Ary Scheffer
1855
NPG 315

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
1880s-1900s
NPG 3446

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
1880s-1900s
NPG 3563

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
circa 1880-1910
NPG 3566

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
circa 1924
NPG 3445

Charles Dickens

by Harry Furniss
circa 1924
NPG 3564

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