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Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Philip William ('Phil') May (1864-1903), Cartoonist and silhouette artist

Portraits in Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Phil May

by Phil May
NPG 3038

Phil May

by Phil May
NPG 3941

Phil May

by Percy Frederick Seaton Spence
NPG 1184a

Phil May

by Phil May
late 1890s
NPG 2661

Phil May

by Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples, Bt
NPG 1659

Phil May

by Arthur Pelham Collins
circa 1900-1903
NPG 2751

Phil May

by Phil May
NPG 4149

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

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